Thursday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres south of King Island. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots tending southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 16:06 EDT
17:02 EDT Canberrans can expect a warmer than average autumn this year, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) predicting above median temperatures due to warming oceans.