Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Kembla during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Kembla during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore.Issued Tue 17:17 EDT
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.