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Wednesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Crowdy Head in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore north of Crowdy Head. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.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.