Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly from the west then turning southerly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the far west in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the west. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres in the far west. Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning easterly 15/25 knots in the late morning and increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Easterly 20/30 knots tending east to northeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then easing to 10/15 knots around dawn before shifting west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west.Issued Wed 16:40 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.