North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots, easing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre after midday. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 05:14 EST
14:15 EST The Queensland Government is questioning whether 18,000 cattle should be allowed to use the state's stock routes.