Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/20 knots in the late evening, reaching 25 knots offshore. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching 25 knots south of Port Kembla early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 10/15 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.