Wednesday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the far west later tonight. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting southwesterly early morning then easing to 15/25 knots by midday then easing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Stronger squalls possible with the change. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore early in the morning. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning and further increasing to 20/25 knots at night. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, tending westerly 2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning, then tending southerly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 22:38 EST
17:34 EST Drought-breaking rain has brought long-awaited relief to some farmers in western New South Wales.