Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore south of Cape Capricorn early in the morning. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore southern waters. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Wed 16:26 EST
17:18 EST There are concerns that the first ever National Campdrafting Championship, to be held in southern Queensland late next month, could become the latest casualty of the drought.