Northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting west to southwesterly at 15/20 knots this morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around dawn. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots easing 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres abating 1/1.5 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 10:10 EST
10:49 EST A livestock energy drought is being predicted in north-west Queensland after small amounts of rain has spoiled pastures.