Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore south of Merimbula. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
15:38 EDT Despite three failed wet seasons, communities in western Queensland are pulling together to support each other through tough times.