Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Green Cape. Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Green Cape early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
15:26 EST Drought assistance should not be used to prop up bad farmers, a leading agribusiness consultant has warned.