Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots in the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.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.