Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning east northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.