Northeast to northerly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly this afternoon and increasing to 15/20 knots this evening. Local afternoon coastal seabreezes around 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending southeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Sun 10:10 EDT
13:21 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.