Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 4 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 5/6 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots, turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Winds reaching 25/30 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the early morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of Port MacDonnell. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Wed 23:09 CST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.