|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots east of Esperance in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots turning west to northwesterly during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms, becoming less likely during the morning, clearing during the afternoon.Issued Fri 04:01 WST
11:30 EST The United Nations has sent a team of specialists to assess the stability of a tailings dam at an Australian-owned gold mine in Solomon Islands.