Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Innisfail during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.Issued Thu 04:11 EST
17:34 EST The weather bureau's long-term forecast is predicting a drier than normal October to December for much of eastern Australia and north-west Western Australia.