Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore. Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots turning southerly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres increasing to 2/2.5 metres north of Port Kembla. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, mainly offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres around dawn. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: below 1 metre increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.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.