Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait in the late morning and early afternoon and again in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/35 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 10:01 EDT
15:21 EDT A lot has been said about struggling southern Mallee grain crops.