Thursday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 16:01 WST
15:25 EST The Queensland Government is questioning whether 18,000 cattle should be allowed to use the state's stock routes.