For this afternoon. West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots late morning. Winds becoming south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2.2 metres in the afternoon and to 3 metres in the evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to around 2 metres by early evening. Isolated showers, tending scattered during the day. Possible thunderstorms in the south. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots, increasing to southerly 30/40 knots during the early morning. Winds decreasing to 25/30 knots late in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 2/3 metres. Scattered showers. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/30 knots turning south to southeasterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon.Issued Fri 04:36 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.