|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
South to southwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 20 knots before turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
04:20 AEST Four backpackers have been winched to safety after they were trapped by floodwaters in a far north Queensland valley for several days.