Sunday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 0.5/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Monday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning, tending north to northwesterly 10/20 knots in the early afternoon then shifting southerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon or early evening. 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 in the late afternoon and evening. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around dawn. 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 Sun 16:11 EDT
15:01 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.