Friday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots turning southerly in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms north of Port Stephens. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore in the afternoon and evening. Saturday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly early in the morning. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 16:07 EST
17:25 EST With lots of talk about the cracker start to the grain growing season, there are plenty of farmers who've missed out on that precious rain.