Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:00 WST
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.