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Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly in the afternoon. Seas: to 1.7 metres. Swell: Less than 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon and increasing to 20/25 knots south of Mackay in the evening. Seas: 1.7/2.2 metres. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Isolated showers. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/30 knots during the afternoon.Issued Fri 04:35 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.