Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Beachport. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Port MacDonnell until late morning, turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon and easing to below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots, becoming north to northeasterly 5/15 knots in the morning. Light afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 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.