Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning easterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 04:11 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.