Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots before dawn then increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting more westerly in the evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre before dawn. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 30/35 knots by the afternoon, then easing 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly up to 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:29 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.