South to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly about 10 knots by late morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots shifting north to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
16:00 EST A North Queensland livestock selling agent has predicted that rain in the region would send prices for bullocks up to $4.00 a kilogram.