Wednesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Wed 16:07 EST
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.