Wednesday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4.5 metres. Thursday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the afternoon and increasing to 10/15 knots in the north in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:11 CST
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.