Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots around the middle of the day then shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Weather: Possible isolated 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 16:07 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.