Wednesday: Variable 5/15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots about the west during the evening, reaching up to 25 knots south of King Island late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of King Island. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island. Thursday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning east to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning then east to northeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of King Island during the morning. Outlook Friday: Easterly 20/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:06 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.