Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.Issued Mon 10:03 WST
13:48 EST An appeal for cash donations has been set up to help drought-stricken families and businesses in Queensland's central-west.