West to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east around midday. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east.Issued Thu 05:10 EDT
14:59 EDT Although the Gold Coast has largely dodged the brunt of recent thunderstorms bearing down on south-east Queensland, the weather bureau says locals must still heed warnings.