Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/30 knots in the morning. Winds turning westerly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore west of Albany. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres.Issued Tue 04:00 WST
10:23 EST A southern Queensland auctioneer says confidence is returning to parts of the cattle industry as the drought lifts in some regions.