Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Wed 05:01 EDT
07:31 EDT Persistent drought conditions in far west New South Wales are taking their toll on the well being of some graziers in the area.