Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres in the south, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly before dawn, then becoming southwest to southeasterly in the afternoon, reaching 20/25 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo from late afternoon to early evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres in the south. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly around the middle of the day and reaching 15/20 knots in the north for a period during the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cowell to Wallaroo during the late afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening.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.