Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly up to 1 metre. Thursday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming variable up to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly up to 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres increasing to 2/3 metres Banks Strait. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:12 EST
15:45 EST Queensland's southwest has received soaking rain overnight,with some places seeing their heaviest rain in almost two years.