Wednesday: Southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable up to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 0.5/1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: up to 1 metre increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly up to 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: up to 1 metre increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 16:12 EST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.