Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the day. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots.Issued Wed 17:45 CST
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.