Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Geraldton in the late morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Weather: Heavy rain south of Geraldton, easing to scattered showers in the late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the early morning. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.Issued Sun 10:09 WST
12:25 EST The best rain in half a year is likely in parts of central and southern Queensland over the next two days as heavy rain and thunderstorms develop over the region.