South to southeasterly 20/25 knots tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 04:00 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.