Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots, decreasing below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, tending southerly 2.5 metres around dawn. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore.Issued Wed 04:10 EST
12:29 EST The Marshall Islands government has denied there's drought-related social unrest in its northern atolls.