Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots this afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon with inshore seabreezes, then shifting northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 10:03 EDT
15:51 EDT Forecasts still suggest Christmas Day in Australia will be typically hot, humid and thundery in the north, windy in the south, wet in the southeast and dry and warm on the west coast.