Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the morning, possibly reaching 20/25 knots at times offshore from late morning until evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 10:59 CDT
15:35 EDT It will be a hot and stormy Christmas across the north and east, whilst in the south conditions will be generally mild and dry.