Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly 20/25 knots during the morning and locally reaching 30 knots offshore, but lighter in the far east. Winds tending east to southeast at similar strength during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 30 knots offshore by the afternoon before turning northerly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Wed 22:04 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.