Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning then turning west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre before dawn. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northwesterly in the morning then turning westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots early afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres.Issued Sun 16:07 EDT
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.