West to northwesterly 10/15 knots reaching 20 knots offshore increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon, reaching 25 knots offshore. Winds easing to 10/15 knots tonight and tending south to southeasterly well offshore. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres around dawn. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore later this afternoon and evening. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then increasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms at night. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots shifting southwesterly from the west in the morning and easing to 10/15 knots then tending westerly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Sun 05:10 EST
12:38 EST Tropical Cyclone Jack has rapidly developed over the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the past 24 hours, making it the 10th system to be named this season.