Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southerly 1/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Thu 11:01 EST
11:22 EST The NSW Farmers Association and the shires of western NSW are agreed on the need for drought policy changes, after a meeting in the central western city of Dubbo yesterday.