Monday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Westerly 25/35 knots tending southwesterly 30/35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Mon 10:02 EDT
13:36 EDT Aviation experts say that even if a tropical storm had caused the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 to stall, it would not have necessarily caused the plane to crash.