Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots during the day then becoming north to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.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.