|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5/2 metres east of Esperance by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres west of Hopetoun by early evening. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 04:01 WST
11:06 EDT The weather bureau says it is looking likely that some western Queensland centres will look back on 2013 as being the driest on record.