Monday: North to northeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head. Tuesday: Northeasterly 20/30 knots ahead of a south to southeasterly change 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly 1.5/2 metres around dawn, then tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 23:19 EDT
16:28 EDT Hail is caused when raindrops are lifted up into the atmosphere during a thunderstorm and then supercooled by temperatures below freezing, turning them into ice balls.