Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots reaching 20/25 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 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.