Northerly 15/25 knots easing to 10/20 knots later in the afternoon before shifting southerly. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 0.5/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms inshore later this afternoon and evening. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then north to northeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms during the evening, mainly offshore. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 06:02 EDT
00:30 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.