Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres near Eddystone Point around midday. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EDT
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.