Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, locally 30 knots offshore, turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore late morning and in the early afternoon. Stronger squalls possible with the change. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly at 10 knots during the early morning then tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots by midday. Northeast wind increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon and further increasing to 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre in the far east.Issued Wed 16:50 EST
17:34 EST Drought-breaking rain has brought long-awaited relief to some farmers in western New South Wales.