Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Kowanyama in the late morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
10:22 EST A leading climate scientist says there are some indications of improved seasonal conditions for parts of Queensland's west.