Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15/20 knots before dawn then tending south to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 04:45 EST
16:22 EST Queensland farmers have been told to prepare for "tough times" by state Agriculture Minister John McVeigh, as predictions show the state's drought conditions will intensify.