Thursday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 40 knots in the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 35 knots south of Merimbula in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore south of Green Cape. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting north to northeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 10:32 EDT
12:21 EDT Brisbane is bracing for a scorcher and is likely to see the hottest March day in eight years.