|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Thursday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 3 metres. Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:11 EST
16:24 EST The Federal Agriculture Minister rejects criticism from the Labor Opposition that the Government's drought assistance package is a 'failure'.