Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Fri 15:50 EST
21:13 EDT The Primary Industries Minister, Bryan Green, has promised farmers he is close to signing the Federal Government's farm finance package.