Westerly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots this morning then tending south to southwesterly at 15/20 knots this evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the morning. Afternoon inshore breezes to 20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
07:14 EDT Australia's national wheat harvest is expected to be down 18 per cent on last year, after dry conditions, frost and hot temperatures, led to lower yields in many wheat growing regions.