Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 2 metres. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 2 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 16:07 EST
16:10 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.