Southeasterly 15/20 knots, easing to 10/15 knots this evening and tending more southerly. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots before dawn then increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting more westerly in the evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre before dawn. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 30/35 knots by the afternoon, then easing 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly up to 1 metre.Issued Thu 05:10 EST
15:24 EST The weather bureau has implemented a new system of forecasting the seasonal outlook called Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia, or POAMA.