Tuesday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon then tending southerly 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Point Perpendicular during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.Issued Tue 10:44 EST
14:51 EST The Federal Government will hold a roundtable with banks and farmers this afternoon in an attempt to deal with rising debt levels, particularly in drought-affected areas.