|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots from the west during the morning then turning southerly during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots east of Esperance in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming easterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres east of Hopetoun during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres east of Hopetoun. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 04:01 WST
17:54 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.