Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of King Island.Issued Tue 05:01 EST
08:23 EST A Newcastle energy scientist says if extreme weather events become more frequent, homes and communities may need to investigate back-up power supplies.