Monday: Southerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Tuesday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Geraldton early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore south of Geraldton. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Geraldton around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Geraldton. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Mon 16:11 WST
16:04 EST It was 10:23am at the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre in Melbourne, and Lindsay Gilbert was speaking to colleagues in WA about a large tsunami heading for Australia, generated by a massive earthquake near Indonesia.