Tuesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms south of Port Stephens from the early afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres before dawn. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, contracting offshore during the evening. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Tue 22:00 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.