Fading E/SE groundswell with W/NW tending SW winds
New S'ly swell with S/SW tending S'ly winds.
Easing S'ly swell with SW tending S/SE winds.
Easing S/SE swell with variable winds.
Small SE sswell with W/NW winds.
16:22 EST Queensland farmers have been told to prepare for "tough times" by state Agriculture Minister John McVeigh, as predictions show the state's drought conditions will intensify.