Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/20 knots before dawn then shifting east to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots becoming 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the afternoon.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.