Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/4 metres, tending southwesterly 4/5 metres during the evening.Issued Tue 05:10 EST
09:14 EST The organisers of an appeal in Queensland's west say the local community is becoming "drought fatigued" but it is still vital to raise awareness of how city people can help drought-affected towns.