Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly before dawn then increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 20/25 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 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.