Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots, decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:03 EDT
11:06 EDT The weather bureau says it is looking likely that some western Queensland centres will look back on 2013 as being the driest on record.