Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point later in the evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots increasing up to 35 knots before tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:01 EST
12:01 EST Wool grower, John Ive smiles as he gazes out at the gently rolling hills on his farm.