Monday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Merimbula early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Mon 16:06 EST
16:34 EST The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has begun a cash-for-work scheme to provide immediate assistance for people worst-affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.