West to southwesterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots from mid afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots, easing to southerly 15/20 knots during the morning and further to southwest to southerly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning.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.