Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: North to northwesterly 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots before shifting west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 15/20 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to up to 2.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly up to 2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre developing. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms about Banks Strait in the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre early. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
16:48 EST Patches of good rain in southern parts of Western Australia has got the tractors rolling and some grain farmers are starting to put in this year's crop.