Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning northwesterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 05:10 EDT
18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.