Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Stephens in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens later in the evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head. Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Port Stephens. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Norah Head during the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
13:45 EST The vast majority of Queensland has endured one of its warmest and driest autumns on record, but the southeast was soaked.