Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly below 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.