Northeasterly 5/10 knots turning northerly 10/15 knots late morning and early afternoon then increasing to 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres rising to 0.5/1 metre late morning then further to 1/1.5 metres in the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 20/25 knots easing to west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then further to northwesterly 10/15 knots late afternoon then increasing to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres abating to 0.5/1 metre late afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 05:10 CST
16:53 EST The first shipment of sugar to leave the Port of Bundaberg since floods devastated south-east Queensland in January is setting sail this afternoon.