Tuesday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds shifting southerly early in the morning decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms contracting north of Green Cape during the evening. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore at night. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Tue 15:51 EDT
18:04 EDT The weather bureau has urged residents in Queensland's Gulf to remain on cyclone alert as ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian moves overland.