|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Squalls around 40 knots possible this afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the south early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning southwesterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming southerly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:40 EST
17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.