North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the day then decreasing to below 15 knots inshore later in the evening. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to up to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 5/15 knots, up to 20 knots offshore early, tending northerly in the middle of the day then increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Up to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Mainly southerly up to 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 05:01 EDT
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.