Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Thu 05:01 EST
17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.