Monday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms inshore during the afternoon and evening. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Mon 15:50 EST
16:04 EST It was 10:23am at the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre in Melbourne, and Lindsay Gilbert was speaking to colleagues in WA about a large tsunami heading for Australia, generated by a massive earthquake near Indonesia.