South to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres before dawn. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
09:20 EST Queensland Rail says there is significant damage in the state's north after Cyclone Ita, with parts of the east coast network likely to stay closed until at least Sunday.