South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Kembla in the late morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 04:10 EST
09:14 EST The organisers of an appeal in Queensland's west say the local community is becoming "drought fatigued" but it is still vital to raise awareness of how city people can help drought-affected towns.