Friday: Variable about 10 knots tending northeast to southeasterly inshore during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Mainly westerly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to up to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Mainly westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Easterly 15/20 knots easing to 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:21 EDT
16:21 EDT Social media has lit up with striking images from a storm cell that battered Brisbane and South East Queensland, smashing windows, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses.