Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots, up to 30 knots offshore and near Tasman Island. Seas: Up to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Monday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore about the east early in the morning. Winds tending north to northwesterly 10/20 knots later in the morning then shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Up to 2.5 metres, decreasing to up to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly up to 1 metre offshore in the east. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly 15/20 knots before dawn then tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres.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.