South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Point Perpendicular in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Point Perpendicular early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly around 1 metre by early evening. 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 Sat 04:10 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.