Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots along the coastal fringe in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.Issued Mon 04:47 EST
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.