Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Monday: Northwest to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 20/30 knots south of Port MacDonnell early morning, easing to 15/20 knots mid morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon, turning northwest to northerly in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by midday, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of Beachport. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southwest to southerly about 10 knots during the day then turning southeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Sun 16:00 CDT
13:12 EDT (Ex) Tropical Cyclone Gillian which formed over the Gulf of Carpentaria has been one of the longest lived systems in the Australian region this season.