Wednesday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres in the south. Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots tending south to southeasterly 20/25 knots before dawn, easing to 15/20 knots during the morning and to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres decreasing below 1.5 metres around dawn. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres in the south. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then southeasterly again during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres in the south. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres in the south.Issued Wed 22:00 CST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.