Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres around midday, then decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending northerly 25/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 25/35 knots shifting southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres later in the day. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.Issued Wed 16:06 EST
17:34 EST Drought-breaking rain has brought long-awaited relief to some farmers in western New South Wales.