Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Friday: Southerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 16:02 WST
19:30 EDT Severe storms have reached Brisbane and Ipswich leaving thousands without power, with more damaging winds and possibly hail expected this evening.