Monday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 22:54 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.