Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre in the far east. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre in the east. Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday, then increasing to 3/4 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:54 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.