Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly early in the morning then tending northeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending southerly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Tue 17:17 EDT
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.