Thursday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres increasing to 2/3 metres Banks Strait. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/30 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:13 EST
16:06 EST The weather bureau has implemented a new system of forecasting the seasonal outlook called Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia, or POAMA.