Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the day then turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Fri 05:45 EST
09:24 EDT Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced a broadening of disaster payments for people affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia while touring clean-up sites in Rockhampton.