Sunday: Southerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots offshore south of Innisfail during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Weather: Heavy showers south of Innisfail. Isolated thunderstorms. Monday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming southwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then tending southerly in the middle of the day. Winds up to 45 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Outlook Tuesday: Tropical System Location At 10:0 am EST a Tropical Low was located about 195 nautical miles northeast of Townsville and 205 nautical miles north of Hamilton Island. Centre located near 17.0S 149.2E. Recent movement has been towards the south southwest at 5 knots. Southerly 20/30 knots. Winds up to 45 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m.Issued Sun 12:00 EST
13:23 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.