Wednesday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Broome early in the morning. Winds west of Cape Leveque tending variable around 10 km/h for a period during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly for a period during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Broome. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:01 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.