Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Tuesday: Northwest to northeasterly 20/30 knots tending westerly 20/25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres.Issued Mon 10:35 EST
13:26 EST Despite government aid packages and some rain, farmers are still struggling in the north of the country.