North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning, further strengthening to 20/30 knots ahead of a west to southwesterly change of 25/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching 35 knots at times offshore in the afternoon. Squalls to 40 knots possible with the change. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the late morning. Winds turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far east. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to around 10 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening.Issued Mon 05:10 EDT
10:22 EDT Aviation experts have questioned why the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 was flying through such a severe storm.