Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning with afternoon east to northeasterly seabreezes inshore. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:01 EST
14:31 EST Children at a small school in the Wide Bay region of Queensland are using jokes to raise funds for drought-affected rural families.