|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots, lighter and more variable at times in the east but reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the west during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore in the west. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore.Issued Fri 05:01 EST
15:26 EST Farmers are being warned climate change will intensify the challenge of feeding an increasing global population, with an expected 9 billion on the planet by 2050.