Northeasterly 10/20 knots tending northerly in the early afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms during this afternoon and evening. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots shifting west to northwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres before dawn, then increasing to 3/4 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the evening.Issued Tue 06:11 EDT
08:14 EDT The weather bureau says residents in Queensland's Gulf should remain on cyclone alert as ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian moves overland.