West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Coffs Harbour during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Tue 04:10 EST
11:07 EST The Philippines has placed eight provinces under a state of calamity due to a drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon.