Monday: Southeasterly below 10 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore at night. Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds shifting westerly at 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then tending east to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon, clearing in the late afternoon, then the chance of thunderstorms during the evening. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Mon 10:33 EST
12:30 EST Farmers abandoning their crops and cutting for hay is becoming an all too common story this season.