Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4 metres offshore. Weather: Heavy rain, easing to scattered showers in the late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. 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. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the early morning. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.Issued Sun 10:09 WST
12:25 EST The best rain in half a year is likely in parts of central and southern Queensland over the next two days as heavy rain and thunderstorms develop over the region.