Wednesday: N to NW 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots in the evening and reaching 20/25 knots at times offshore late evening. Seas: 0.7/1.2 metres, increasing to 1.7/2.2 metres in the evening. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Rain areas. Thursday: W to NW 15/20 knots, ahead of a 15/20 knots S to SW change early morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots during the late morning or early afternoon. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres. Swell: Less than 1.5 metres. Rain clearing during the morning. Outlook Friday: W to SW 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Winds tending S to SW and increasing to 20/30 knots from the south during the late evening. Outlook Saturday: SW to SE 20/30 knots, increasing to 30/35 knots from the south during the morning.Issued Wed 15:06 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.