Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms developing in the morning, clearing in the late afternoon, then isolated thunderstorms at night. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms from the early morning. Outlook Saturday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Wed 22:00 EST
17:37 EDT North western New South Wales is in the grip of one of the worst droughts on record, less than two years after the area was covered in floodwaters.