South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly 15/20 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning, reaching up to 20 knots from late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the day then tending southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southerly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Tue 04:00 WST
14:21 EDT Umbrellas and gumboots will be an essential accessory this week, particularly around southern Queensland coasts.