Thursday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots early in the morning then shifting southerly 15/25 knots late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots increasing up to 30 knots during the morning before tending south to southeasterly 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots again during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
17:57 EDT A line of storms stretching from north-west Queensland to the New South Wales border is expected to bring damaging winds and rain to Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast this afternoon.