Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the east in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around midday, then tending southwesterly 5/6 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres, decreasing to 5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Wed 16:40 EST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.