Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Winds turning westerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 30/35 knots tending southwesterly 25/35 knots during the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres.Issued Mon 16:40 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.