Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southerly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15/20 knots from late morning, then tending southerly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly before dawn then turning southwesterly in the middle of the day before tending southerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing to below 1 metre for a period during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Fri 19:45 WST
18:15 EDT An Australian Urban Search and Rescue taskforce has returned from Vanuatu after a 10-day operation to repair schools and hospitals in Port Vila after Cyclone Pam.