Wednesday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning then shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:05 EDT
18:21 EDT An Australian Urban Search and Rescue taskforce has returned from Vanuatu after a 10-day operation to repair schools and hospitals in Port Vila after Cyclone Pam.