Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms later tonight. Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting west to northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots north of Moruya Heads in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms until evening. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the day. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 16:06 EST
16:04 EST It was 10:23am at the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre in Melbourne, and Lindsay Gilbert was speaking to colleagues in WA about a large tsunami heading for Australia, generated by a massive earthquake near Indonesia.