Northwesterly 15/20 knots in the east at first but a southwesterly of 15/25 knots becoming general this morning. Southwesterly wind easing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon and to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms this morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes reaching 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable 5/10 knots in the west during the day. Afternoon inshore seabreeze 10/15 knots in the west. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:21 EDT
11:37 EDT A $5.7 million project to raise the flood levee to protect the southern Queensland town of St George has been officially opened.