East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching 15/20 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the day then tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 05:10 CST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.