Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots tending southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day and reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day, although lighter and more easterly inshore. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore by early evening. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 10:03 EDT
09:16 EDT Persistent dry conditions over the past two summers in central west New South Wales have forced the State Government to implement contingency measures for some water users.