East to northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Barrow Island in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres about offshore western waters. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 15/25 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres for a period during the morning. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 04:00 WST
23:48 EST The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has begun a cash-for-work scheme to provide immediate assistance for people worst-affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.