Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Geraldton in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
16:54 EDT A line of storms stretching from north-west Queensland to the New South Wales border is expected bring damaging winds and rain to Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast this afternoon.