Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the early afternoon then tending southwesterly 30/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to 20/25 knots later in the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Tue 05:24 EDT
07:21 EDT Much needed rain has arrived in some parts of Western Australia, filling dams and improving farmers' confidence.