Monday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Tuesday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, reaching 3 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 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.