Friday: for late this evening. West to southwesterly 20/25 knots. Winds tending southwesterly 20/25 knots and reaching 25/30 knots offshore from late this evening. Seas: 2.2 metres, reaching 3 metres offshore late this evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres developing from the south this evening. Isolated showers. Saturday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots, tending southwest to southeasterly 25/33 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 3/3.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, reaching 4 metres offshore. Isolated squally showers, becoming scattered during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 25/30 knots. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots at times.Issued Fri 15:06 EST
17:25 EST With lots of talk about the cracker start to the grain growing season, there are plenty of farmers who've missed out on that precious rain.