Wednesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 2/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Port Kembla in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Coast. Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, tending southerly 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 10:49 EDT
14:57 EDT Australian farmers invest big sums of money in getting their crops in the ground, so when those crops fail they lose not only the projected income but also the investment in fuel, labor costs and other big ticket items.