Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending variable 10 knots late in the evening ahead of a south to southeasterly change 20/25 knots entering far southern waters. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
14:47 EDT Today will be t-shirts verses overcoats as Queensland and northern New South Wales bake in temperatures in the high thirties and forties while Tasmania is dealt single-digit temperatures in bitter, snowy winds.