Thursday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: below 1 metre increasing to up to 1 metre offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2/3 metres by early evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms, mainly south of Cape Byron. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 25/40 knots decreasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres before dawn. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/30 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 14:33 EST
15:24 EST The weather bureau has implemented a new system of forecasting the seasonal outlook called Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia, or POAMA.