Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Yamba by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres. Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Byron early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2/2.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. 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: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Yamba during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.Issued Thu 16:06 EST
16:48 EST Patches of good rain in southern parts of Western Australia has got the tractors rolling and some grain farmers are starting to put in this year's crop.