Monday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms this evening. Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots briefly tending northerly late morning then shifting west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 2 metres during the afternoon. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from the early morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly around 10 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres.Issued Mon 16:57 EDT
17:16 EDT Many farmers in southern Western Australia are working around the clock to keep their stock alive after a long, dry summer.