Northerly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore in the morning and early afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore north of Moruya Heads until evening.Issued Mon 04:10 EDT
12:32 EDT Fishermen in the Gulf of Carpentaria are hopeful Tropical Cyclone Gillian will bring heavy inland rain, flushing out rivers to provide food for ocean fish stocks.