Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Port MacDonnell. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, reaching 1/1.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots south of Port MacDonnell during the morning and 20/30 knots in the afternoon, then turning southwesterly 20/30 knots throughout in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres around midday and 4/5 metres in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Tue 22:08 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.