Northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots gradually tending south to southwesterly at 10/20 knots from the west during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around dawn. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the west, extending throughout from early this afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming westerly 20/30 knots early in the morning, reaching 25/35 knots in the south. Wind then easing to 15/25 knots at night. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres around dawn. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the far east early in the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots reaching 20/30 knots offshore. Wind tending west to southwesterly at 20/30 knots during the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 10:52 EDT
10:34 EDT Thunderstorms have been few and far between in Australia's east over the past two weeks, but a trough is approaching and is set to linger for a week of lightning.