Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Green Cape. Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Merimbula. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.Issued Wed 22:52 EST
17:34 EST The weather bureau's long-term forecast is predicting a drier than normal October to December for much of eastern Australia and north-west Western Australia.