Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southerly in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
13:06 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.