Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning then becoming northerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds south of Coffs Harbour may reach up to 30 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening then tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms south of Coffs Harbour in the late afternoon and evening, extending throughout in the evening. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
16:12 EST After several months of negotiations over administration, Western Australian farmers can now apply for an Australian Government drought concessional loan.