Wednesday: North of Cape Tribulation: SE to NE 5/10 knots. South of Cape Tribulation: E to NE 5/10 knots, tending NE to NW from evening and reaching 10/15 knots at times. Seas: 0.7/1.2 metres outside the reef, 0.2/0.7 metres inside the reef. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Isolated showers. Thursday: North of Cairns: SE to NE 5/10 knots. South of Cairns: NE to NW 10/15 knots, ahead of a 15/20 knot S to SE change during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres outside the reef, 0.7/1.2 metres inside the reef. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Showers and rain areas. Outlook Friday: S to SE 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots at times during the day. Outlook Saturday: S to SE 20/25 knots.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.