Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Port Macquarie during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
14:31 EST Children at a small school in the Wide Bay region of Queensland are using jokes to raise funds for drought-affected rural families.