Thursday: Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots in the morning. Winds tending southwesterly 20/30 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending westerly 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning, then northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore.Issued Thu 16:06 EDT
18:27 EDT South-east Queensland is experiencing an autumn scorcher today as hot air moves in from long-suffering western regions.