North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots offshore and in the east later this morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore and in the east by midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms tonight. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in eastern waters during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east during the afternoon.Issued Thu 05:10 EST
16:03 EST A national fire monitoring website which uses satellite information to track the weather has been publicly launched.