Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly during the evening and easing to 10/15 knots towards midnight. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and increasing to 15/20 knots then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres late afternoon. Swell: 3/3.5 metres decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/20 knots. Afternoon seabreezes 5/10 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. 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.