Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots shifting northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly in the late afternoon then turning southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the northern bay later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots tending easterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.Issued Tue 15:54 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.