Monday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Mon 16:06 EDT
15:46 EDT The Australian research body the Climate Council has argued in its latest paper that the probability of drought will increase, and it will become more severe, because of climate change.