Northerly 15/20 knots, shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning and then southerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Winds easing to 15/25 knots by late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Stephens by early evening. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds tending northwest to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 04:10 EDT
17:21 EDT After a good soaking, there is more rain ahead for Western Australia's Pilbara and Gascoyne.