Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning westerly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore around midday. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 22:01 EDT
18:15 EDT An Australian Urban Search and Rescue taskforce has returned from Vanuatu after a 10-day operation to repair schools and hospitals in Port Vila after Cyclone Pam.