Thursday: Southeasterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres increasing to 3/4 metres south of Port Macquarie. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore. Friday: Southeasterly 30/45 knots turning southerly in the morning. Winds may reach up to 50 knots north of Crowdy Head. Seas: 3/5 metres increasing to 4/6 metres north of Crowdy Head. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 30/35 knots decreasing to 25/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres around midday, then decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Sunday: Coastal Waters. Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 22:11 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.