Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: up to 1 metre increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.Issued Wed 16:00 WST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.