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Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Thu 10:13 EST
11:06 EDT The weather bureau says it is looking likely that some western Queensland centres will look back on 2013 as being the driest on record.