Southwest 10/15 knots, tending westerly 15/20 knots late morning then becoming west to northwest 20/30 knots in the afternoon and west to southwest 25/33 knots in the evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres late morning, 2/3 metres in the afternoon and 2.5/3.5 metres in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/33 knots, easing to 20/30 knots around dawn and 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3.5 metres, gradually decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots during the late morning, then further to 10/15 knots by late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 10:22 CDT
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.