Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Patchy morning fog with reduced visibility. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots.Issued Wed 17:45 CST
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.