South to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore north of Coffs Harbour in the morning.Issued Mon 04:10 EST
21:48 EST Brisbane's Riverwalk has reopened after being destroyed in the 2011 floods, but it could cost ratepayers $20 million more than had been expected.