Monday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: About 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning northerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 16:05 EDT
15:46 EDT The Australian research body the Climate Council has argued in its latest paper that the probability of drought will increase, and it will become more severe, because of climate change.