Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots in the east ahead of a westerly change of 20/30 knots, extending throughout by midday. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west. Tuesday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds turning southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 4 metres by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 11:04 EDT
13:36 EDT Aviation experts say that even if a tropical storm had caused the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 to stall, it would not have necessarily caused the plane to crash.