Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southeasterly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon then becoming easterly about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:06 EST
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.