Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Thursday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots turning easterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly up to 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:00 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.