Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing 1.5/2.0 metres during the evening. Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly before dawn then turning southerly in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Gusty winds with thunderstorms in the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon then tending southerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms along the coastal fringe early in the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres.Issued Tue 16:00 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.