Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
20:55 EDT A blistering heatwave is scorching western Queensland with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius and will spread to the south-east later this week.