Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Merimbula. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 0.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 11:01 EST
11:18 EST An artist and former grazier has created unique drawings of dry waterways in western Queensland to document drought-affected areas throughout the Great Artesian Basin.