Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 20 knots before tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
17:17 EST A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.