Monday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore. Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly early in the morning then turning northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots becoming northwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/35 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 22:01 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.