Tuesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Wednesday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms inshore in the afternoon. Gusty winds inshore in the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 16:01 WST
18:04 EDT The weather bureau has urged residents in Queensland's Gulf to remain on cyclone alert as ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian moves overland.