Friday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day, becoming northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 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.