Wednesday: Northeast to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Wed 11:20 EDT
11:37 EDT A $5.7 million project to raise the flood levee to protect the southern Queensland town of St George has been officially opened.