Tuesday: Northwest to southwest winds 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots offshore in southeast. Seas 1.5/2m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms. Wednesday: Northwest to southwest winds 10/20 knots, possibly increasing to 20/30 knots offshore south of Nhulunbuy later in the day. Seas 1.5/2m, reaching 3m offshore. Scattered squalls to 45 knots. Outlook Thursday: West to northwest winds 15/20 knots, possibly reaching 30 knots south of Nhulunbuy. Outlook Friday: Dependent on movement and development of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian".Issued Tue 17:45 CST
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.