Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots tending west to southwesterly 30/40 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 22:46 EDT
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.