Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending southerly 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching 30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 metres, tending northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, then tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres around dawn. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Thu 10:49 EDT
11:42 EDT Grain harvesting in the Mallee has come to a halt with more than 60 millimetres of rain falling in parts of north-west Victoria.