Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Kowanyama in the late morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Mon 04:45 EST
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.