|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:10 EST
17:25 EST Farmers say Australia urgently needs a new national plan for drought, after Agriculture Department figures reveal less than half the funds allocated for Commonwealth concessional loans schemes .