Monday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots easing to 10/15 knots inshore during the morning, tending southerly 20/25 knots early afternoon and southeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly in the late morning and early afternoon then tending southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming southerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Mon 22:00 WST
20:55 EDT A blistering heatwave is scorching western Queensland with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius and will spread to the south-east later this week.