Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Winds turning westerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the west. Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the far west in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west.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.