Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots south of Port MacDonnell. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5 metres. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots south of Port MacDonnell early morning and easing to 15/20 knots north of Port MacDonnell late morning. Winds turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon and increasing to 20/25 knots throughout late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning south to southwesterly 20/25 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Thu 22:19 CST
13:45 EST The vast majority of Queensland has endured one of its warmest and driest autumns on record, but the southeast was soaked.