Westerly 15/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 05:01 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.