West to northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing up to 30 knots ahead of a southwesterly change of 20/30 knots extending from the west by midday. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with squally winds and small hail. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable 5/10 knots during the afternoon with inshore seabreezes to 10 knots. Winds throughout tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:40 EDT
10:53 EDT A rural financial counsellor says delays in finalising the Commonwealth's Farm Finance scheme in South Australia have cost farmers millions.