Friday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Saturday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots before dawn then tending north to northeasterly 15/25 knots by midday. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
16:04 EDT Cyclone affected communities in central Queensland have welcomed an outpouring of public support, with mountains of household goods already received by those in need.