Monday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:01 EDT
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.