Southerly 10/15 knots turning southwesterly late morning and increasing to 15/20 knots late afternoon and 20/25 knots early evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres late afternoon and 1.5/2 metres early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwest to southerly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending southerly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres.Issued Wed 05:10 CDT
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.