Northeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Winds 10/15 knots near the coast, except in the far east, and tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots this afternoon with seabreezes. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the far east in the morning and afternoon. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 10:10 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.