Easterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots this afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots tonight. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 5/10 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots ahead of a west to southwesterly change of 15/20 knots extending from the west in the morning and early afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 05:10 EST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.