South to southeasterly about 10 knots shifting south to southwesterly and increasing to 10/15 knots near midday. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots overnight, easing to 10/15 knots east to southeasterly by late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots for a period during the late morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the early afternoon, then shifting southerly 15/20 knots during the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Mon 04:01 WST
15:46 EDT The Australian research body the Climate Council has argued in its latest paper that the probability of drought will increase, and it will become more severe, because of climate change.