Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Port Kembla. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Port Kembla during the late afternoon and evening, extending throughout during the evening. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots shifting northeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Kembla. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Wed 23:57 EST
17:34 EST Drought-breaking rain has brought long-awaited relief to some farmers in western New South Wales.