Wednesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots west and south of Kangaroo Island in the evening before turning southwest 5/10 knots offshore late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Thursday: Variable 5/10 knots south of Kangaroo Island until mid morning. Otherwise northwest 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots west and south of Kangaroo Island from late morning, tending west to northwest 15/20 knots throughout during the evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres west and south of Kangaroo Island around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, turning west to southwest 2.5/3.5 metres in the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots tending southwesterly 20/25 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable 5/10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres.Issued Wed 16:01 CST
16:10 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.