Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Macquarie in the evening. Winds turning northerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Crowdy Head by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the day then tending southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the morning.Issued Wed 16:08 EDT
16:02 EDT With plenty of sunshine on the way, Queenslanders will feel the heat begin to build as a hot airmass works its way east.