Thursday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 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 decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. 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: Southerly 10/15 knots tending southwesterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
19:48 EST A large and powerful easterly swell is filling in along the east coast of Australia.