Thursday: Northwesterly 10/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Friday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots during the morning and to 10/20 knots in the afternoon before tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:48 EDT
21:39 EDT Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to make extra grants available to cyclone-affected farmers in central Queensland.