Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. 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: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.Issued Thu 11:01 EST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.