Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres increasing to 2/3 metres the east. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots easing 15/20 knots by the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, reaching 2.5 metres in the south during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 16:23 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.