Northwest to northerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 2.5/3 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots, shifting east to southeasterly 10/15 knots south of Noosa Heads in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.Issued Sun 06:23 EST
13:12 EDT (Ex) Tropical Cyclone Gillian which formed over the Gulf of Carpentaria has been one of the longest lived systems in the Australian region this season.