North to northeasterly wind 10/20 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the east. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots, locally 30 knots, shifting west to southwesterly at 20/30 knots during the morning before easing to 15/25 knots at night. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then tending southerly 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 05:26 EDT
14:54 EDT New South Wales farmers are welcoming news that autumn rain could start to fall soon.