Tuesday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Point Perpendicular. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Port Kembla in the morning. Winds shifting south to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms from the early morning, more frequent south of Point Perpendicular. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, contracting offshore during the evening. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. 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.