East to southeast winds 10/15 knots north of the Tiwi Islands, tending northwest to northeast 10 knots in the south. Inshore afternoon seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas to 1m. Isolated storms with gusts to 40 knots. Outlook Tuesday: Northeast to northwest winds 10 knots. Inshore afternoon seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas to 1m. Isolated storms with gusts to 35 knots. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwest winds 10/15 knots.Issued Mon 05:45 CST
10:34 EDT Thunderstorms have been few and far between in Australia's east over the past two weeks, but a trough is approaching and is set to linger for a week of lightning.