Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots reaching 15/20 knots south and east of Kangaroo Island. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots south of Kangaroo Island during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 22:00 CDT
21:39 EDT Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to make extra grants available to cyclone-affected farmers in central Queensland.