Westerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the early afternoon then further increasing to 20/30 knots late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms inshore early this morning. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the east early in the morning. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots by the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres.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.