East to northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres east of Eyre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms until later this afternoon. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots turning southwest to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Thu 04:01 WST
16:00 EST A North Queensland livestock selling agent has predicted that rain in the region would send prices for bullocks up to $4.00 a kilogram.