Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day, reaching 25 knots south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Kembla during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Port Kembla around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms south of Port Kembla in the afternoon.Issued Mon 16:07 EDT
17:16 EDT Many farmers in southern Western Australia are working around the clock to keep their stock alive after a long, dry summer.