Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Coral Bay in the morning. Winds easing to 10/15 knots by midday then turning southerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming southwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 04:00 WST
16:48 EST Queensland farmers are rejoicing after receiving some unseasonal rain overnight.