Thursday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots from the west during the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. 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 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.