Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Winds between Point Hicks and Mallacoota may reach up to 35 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/35 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon with possible hail.Issued Mon 11:00 EST
12:30 EST Farmers abandoning their crops and cutting for hay is becoming an all too common story this season.