Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Wednesday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 2.5/4 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres in the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres south of King Island.Issued Tue 22:08 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.