Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Friday: North to northwesterly 10/20 knots shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
13:52 EST The State Government is expecting it will be more than two months until funds from a concessional loan package for drought-stricken farmers begin rolling out in Western Australia.