Wednesday: Westerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly below 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Information on wind, sea and weather conditions for these coastal zones.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.