Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the evening. Winds turning southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore.Issued Sat 04:00 WST
16:22 EST Queensland farmers have been told to prepare for "tough times" by state Agriculture Minister John McVeigh, as predictions show the state's drought conditions will intensify.