North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting southerly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms contracting north of Green Cape during the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore at night. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
07:31 EDT Persistent drought conditions in far west New South Wales are taking their toll on the well being of some graziers in the area.