Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning, then turning southwest to southeasterly around 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre in the south. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots around midday. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 05:10 CST
15:58 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.