Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly in the morning then southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then tending northwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 22:04 EST
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.