Westerly below 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots this morning, then tending west to southwest at 15/20 knots this afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots offshore during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots easing 15/20 knots by the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, reaching 2.5 metres in the south during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 10:10 EST
11:39 EST Rain falls across the state in the last day have been welcome but variable; from Enngonia to Euabalong, Cumnock to Coonabarabran, Brewarrina to Bathurst - farmers were hopeful of a break in what's been a dry year so far.