|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Northwesterly 15/20 knots, shifting westerly and increasing to 20/25 knots by early afternoon and reaching 30 knots at times. Winds tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 11:06 EDT
12:23 EDT Seven days out, forecasts still suggest Christmas Day in Australia will be typically hot, humid and thundery in the north, windy in the south, wet in the southeast and dry on the west coast.