Wednesday: Northeast to northwesterly 15/20 knots, tending general northwesterly this evening and reaching up to 25 knots before shifting west to southwesterly. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, reaching 2.5 metres south of King Island. Thursday: South to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon and near 20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:05 EDT
15:56 EDT Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) staff are so fed-up with stalled pay negotiations they will consider reading protest messages during live radio weather forecasts, their union says.