Tuesday: Northerly 10/20 knots, locally 25 knots in the east, ahead of a westerly change at 15/20 knots in the west late this evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the east at first. Winds shifting southwesterly before dawn at 15/25 knots then easing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes reaching 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable 5/10 knots in the west during the day. Afternoon inshore seabreeze 10/15 knots in the west. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 22:33 EDT
18:04 EDT The weather bureau has urged residents in Queensland's Gulf to remain on cyclone alert as ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian moves overland.