Saturday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds easing to 15/25 knots tonight. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres by early evening. Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Stephens early in the morning. Winds becoming southeasterly about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 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.