Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots in the late afternoon and to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre rising to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon then further to 1.5/2.5 metres in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning northeasterly 20/25 knots by midday. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around dawn, then tending west to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Possible isolated thunderstorms during the late afternoon and evening. Outlook Saturday: Northeast to easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 0.5/1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms.Issued Thu 11:53 CST
14:15 EST The Queensland Government is questioning whether 18,000 cattle should be allowed to use the state's stock routes.