Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Friday: Variable about 10 knots north of Broome. Winds south of Broome tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning, then tending variable about 10 knots from early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly in the morning. Winds then shifting west to southwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:04 WST
21:39 EDT Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to make extra grants available to cyclone-affected farmers in central Queensland.