Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots by early evening and to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 0.5/1 metre in the south. Friday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots tending northerly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre in the south increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, mainly south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly up to 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:06 CST
15:25 EST The Queensland Government is questioning whether 18,000 cattle should be allowed to use the state's stock routes.