Wednesday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Kowanyama during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots before. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.