Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots from midday. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 16:54 EST
15:25 EST The Queensland Government is questioning whether 18,000 cattle should be allowed to use the state's stock routes.