West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east early in the morning, tending southwesterly this morning and early afternoon. Winds tending southerly late afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. 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. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning, contracting to the far east in the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then becoming westerly 15/20 knots from the west during the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots then turning southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 05:19 EDT
00:30 EDT A cyclone and potential cyclone are expected to bring heavy rain to north Queensland and the Gulf country in coming days.