Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 10:00 WST
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.