Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Seas: 2 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots in the early afternoon, more northwesterly inshore in the east until early evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots about the east in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 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 22:00 EDT
21:51 EDT Severe storms have moved across Brisbane and Ipswich, leaving thousands without power and causing major delays to peak hour train services.