Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots north of Cowell to Port Victoria, tending south to southeast 15/20 knots late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Wednesday: 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 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres late evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly before dawn. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. 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 Tue 16:18 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.