Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots before dawn. Winds then increasing to 25/35 knots and reaching up to 40 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 30/35 knots tending southwesterly 25/30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 22:01 EDT
21:26 EDT More than 130 volunteers, mostly grey nomads, have cleared more than 150 kilometres of debris-clogged fencing in Central Queensland in the clean-up from Cyclone Marcia.