Thursday: North to northwesterly up to 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly in the late morning. Winds may reach 25 knots at times in the late morning and in the late evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.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.