Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Geraldton early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Mon 22:00 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.