Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching 30 knots in the south, mainly offshore. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.