Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 16:07 EST
17:54 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.