Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots south of Merimbula in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 10:33 EDT
14:21 EDT Umbrellas and gumboots will be an essential accessory this week, particularly around southern Queensland coasts.