Westerly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre around dawn. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Moruya Heads. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sat 04:10 EST
16:22 EST Queensland farmers have been told to prepare for "tough times" by state Agriculture Minister John McVeigh, as predictions show the state's drought conditions will intensify.