|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Wednesday: NE to NW 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 0.7/1.2 metres increasing to 1.7 metres in the evening. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Isolated showers increasing to rain areas in the south late. Thursday: N to NW 15/20 knots at first, ahead of a 15/20 knot W to SW change during the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots from mid afternoon. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Rain areas. Outlook Friday: SW 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots from early morning. Outlook Saturday: S to SW 15/20 knots, tending S to SE during the afternoon and reaching 20/25 knots offshore south of Mackay during the evening.Issued Wed 15:05 EST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.