Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then turning south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2 to3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres before dawn, then decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then becoming southerly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.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.