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: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Crowdy Head. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Port Macquarie during the morning.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.