Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far north around midday. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the afternoon then shifting southeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Thu 09:21 EST
11:51 EDT Seven days out, forecasts still suggest Christmas Day in Australia will be typically hot, humid and thundery in the north, windy in the south, wet in the southeast and dry on the west coast.