East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: up to 1 metre increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
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.