Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron. Swell: Southerly 2.5 metres. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Yamba in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Yamba. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.Issued Sun 16:05 EST
19:42 EST Brisbane's Riverwalk has reopened after being destroyed in the 2011 floods, but it could cost ratepayers $20 million more than had been expected.