Northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting west to southwesterly at 15/20 knots this morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots offshore during the afternoon then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around dawn. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots easing 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres abating 1/1.5 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 05:10 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.