Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 04:10 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.