|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Winds lighter and more variable about the south in the late afternoon and early evening. Seas: Up to 1.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres in the south. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres during the day. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres about the south. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 5/6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 05:01 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.