Friday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots, tending southerly 10/15 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo, becoming variable around 10 knots throughout in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Northeast to northwesterly 5/10 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots from the south during the morning then increasing to 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Southwesterly winds increasing to 20/25 knots from mid-afternoon and reaching 20/30 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo until late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres from midday. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the morning. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.Issued Fri 22:03 CDT
21:38 EDT People left homeless by Cyclone Lam on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory face weeks of living in tents on the community's football oval, with some concerned about going back to their homes due to disturbed asbestos.