Northerly 10/15 knots, tending north to northwest 15/20 knots in the evening and increasing to 20/25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo late evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre rising to 1/2 metres in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 0.5/1 metre in the south. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 20/30 knots in the far south, turning west to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon and northerly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres abating to below 1.5 metres during the afternoon then rising to 1.5/2.5 metres in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Possible isolated thunderstorms from early afternoon, mainly south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning northeast to easterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms.Issued Thu 05:10 CST
16:53 EST The first shipment of sugar to leave the Port of Bundaberg since floods devastated south-east Queensland in January is setting sail this afternoon.