Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Sunday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Coffs Harbour early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 11:03 EST
12:22 EST Temperatures reached up to 28.5 degrees in Brisbane yesterday, marking a very warm start to August and the hottest August day since 2009.