Northerly 10/15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots from the west during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon then tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres east of Eyre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 04:01 WST
17:54 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.