Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens. Sunday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 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.