Friday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, tending west to southwesterly below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the east increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon Winds variable to 10 knots in the west gradually tending west to southwesterly 10/20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the far east. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the west, extending throughout in the afternoon and evening.Issued Fri 22:21 EDT
21:13 EDT The Primary Industries Minister, Bryan Green, has promised farmers he is close to signing the Federal Government's farm finance package.