Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres. Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northeasterly in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5 metres before dawn, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 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.