Tuesday: Southerly 20/25 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.0/2.5 metres. Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Gusty winds with thunderstorms in the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 22:00 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.