Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Crowdy Head in the evening. Winds turning southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore by early evening. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 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.