Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of Merimbula. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Merimbula during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending south to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres before dawn, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore from the late morning. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:07 EDT
15:45 EDT A new thunderstorm tracker which maps the predicted route of thunderstorms is being trialled in south east Queensland.