Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting southerly in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms inshore, extending throughout. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
07:31 EDT Persistent drought conditions in far west New South Wales are taking their toll on the well being of some graziers in the area.