Small E'ly swell with NW tending S/SE winds.
Small E'ly and S'ly swell with S/SW tending E'ly winds.
Small E'ly swell with variable tending NE winds.
Building E/NE trade-swell with NW tending NE winds.
Strong increase in E/NE groundswell with fresh N/NW winds.
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.