Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Thu 16:05 EDT
20:41 EDT Severe storms have moved across Brisbane and Ipswich, leaving thousands without power and causing major delays to peak hour train services.