Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 25/35 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/4 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres before dawn. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 30/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 3 metres, increasing to 4 metres before dawn, then decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 14:33 EST
16:06 EST The weather bureau has implemented a new system of forecasting the seasonal outlook called Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia, or POAMA.