Thursday: Variable below 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots by late the evening. Seas: below 1 metre increasing to up to 1 metre offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly up to 1 metre. Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly in the late evening and reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: Up to 2 metres. Swell: Southerly up to 1 metre, increasing to up to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres increasing to 2/4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 3/5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 3/5 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.