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Wednesday: East to northeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 15/25 knots west of Hopetoun in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots at times during the evening. Winds Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, contracting east of Hopetoun in the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms east of Esperance in the early morning. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres east of Hopetoun during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Wed 22:00 WST
17:34 EST The weather bureau's long-term forecast is predicting a drier than normal October to December for much of eastern Australia and north-west Western Australia.