Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of King Island in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 metres south of King Island. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, increasing to 5/6 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres south of King Island.Issued Wed 16:06 EST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.