Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late morning then tending west to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 3/4 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, turning westerly 15/25 knots late in the morning then easing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the late morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 3/4 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, increasing to 5/6 metres during the morning.Issued Sun 05:10 EDT
13:12 EDT (Ex) Tropical Cyclone Gillian which formed over the Gulf of Carpentaria has been one of the longest lived systems in the Australian region this season.