Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Yamba early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, tending east to southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending north to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Mon 04:10 EDT
10:34 EDT Thunderstorms have been few and far between in Australia's east over the past two weeks, but a trough is approaching and is set to linger for a week of lightning.