Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Macquarie. Saturday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 22:00 EDT
18:15 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.