Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning easterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 05:00 EDT
16:02 EDT With plenty of sunshine on the way, Queenslanders will feel the heat begin to build as a hot airmass works its way east.