Westerly around 20 knots, shifting south to southwesterly this morning and reaching up to 25 knots in the far east. Southerly winds around 15 knots this afternoon, tending south to southeast at 10/15 knots tonight. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
13:16 EDT Parts of the Mid North Coast have had the best rainfall in months last night and today, Wednesday November 26, 2014, but it has not been enough to break the drought-like conditions gripping the region.