Friday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots increasing to 25/35 knots about the south in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres. Saturday: Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres, reaching 7 metres about the far south in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 30/35 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning, then north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres.Issued Fri 16:10 EST
17:25 EST With lots of talk about the cracker start to the grain growing season, there are plenty of farmers who've missed out on that precious rain.