Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore north of Norah Head. Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres later in the evening. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
16:10 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.