|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Southerly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots during the morning turning southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the morning and southwest to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots shifting north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning then north to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
07:32 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.