Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, tending southeasterly 1/2 metres during the morning.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.