North to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly this afternoon then tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots this evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Winds becoming variable up to 10 knots later in the afternoon before tending easterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the east during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting northerly 15/20 knots during the morning, then westerly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms developing.Issued Sun 10:10 EDT
13:23 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.