Monday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, turning west to southwest in the afternoon and reaching 15/20 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the late morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres.Issued Mon 16:17 CDT
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.