Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds turning east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
21:39 EDT Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to make extra grants available to cyclone-affected farmers in central Queensland.