Westerly about 10 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots later in the afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Afternoon seabreezes to 20 knots. Winds becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Afternoon seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the far east. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far west during the morning.Issued Thu 05:10 EDT
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.