East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon then tending easterly in the late evening and reaching 20/25 knots offshore. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly in the early afternoon then tending easterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning and increasing to 15/20 knots for a period during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres.Issued Thu 05:10 CST
11:54 EST There are concerns that the first ever National Campdrafting Championship, to be held in southern Queensland late next month, could become the latest casualty of the drought.