Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Bowling Green in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre before dawn, then tending east to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms north of Cape Bowling Green in the afternoon and evening.Issued Wed 06:32 EST
09:56 EDT Parts of far north Queensland have been hit with massive rainfall in the past 24 hours, as two tropical lows move away from the state's north coast.