Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots tending southwesterly later this evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:06 EDT
19:30 EDT Severe storms have reached Brisbane and Ipswich leaving thousands without power, with more damaging winds and possibly hail expected this evening.