West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly 1/2 metres before dawn. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting southerly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore.Issued Thu 04:32 EST
17:34 EST Drought-breaking rain has brought long-awaited relief to some farmers in western New South Wales.