Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon, then tending westerly 2.5/4 metres later in the evening. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots easing to 20/25 knots during the morning then tending northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.Issued Thu 11:17 EST
12:03 EST The NSW Farmers Association and the shires of western NSW are agreed on the need for drought policy changes, after a meeting in the central western city of Dubbo yesterday.