Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
14:54 EST The irrigation restrictions in the state's north west will remain in place until results from the Broken Hill groundwater search are confirmed.