Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming easterly below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Friday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Byron during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Yamba. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms inshore in the afternoon and evening. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Cape Byron. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.