Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly in the early afternoon and increasing to 30/40 knots by evening. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots around midday and to 15/25 knots late afternoon before turning west to northwesterly 10/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres late afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 10:03 EDT
12:21 EDT Brisbane is bracing for a scorcher and is likely to see the hottest March day in eight years.