Southerly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Tue 05:00 EST
14:14 EST A temporary route to a central Queensland coastal town is now open, meaning about 2,000 residents are no longer stranded.