Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then turning northerly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 15:54 EST
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.