Monday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Denham early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Denham. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres around midday, then tending south to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Mon 16:09 WST
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.