Thursday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 4 metres offshore. Caution: Dangerous surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots before dawn then becoming variable in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
19:48 EST A large and powerful easterly swell is filling in along the east coast of Australia.