Monday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the early afternoon then tending southwesterly 30/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to 20/25 knots later in the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Mon 22:54 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.