|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres east of Esperance. Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Esperance in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5/2 metres east of Esperance during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres west of Esperance during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms east of Hopetoun in the morning.Issued Wed 16:02 WST
17:37 EDT North western New South Wales is in the grip of one of the worst droughts on record, less than two years after the area was covered in floodwaters.