Friday: Variable below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Saturday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 25/35 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms west of Albany, extending throughout in the afternoon and evening. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms contracting inshore during the morning and clearing during the evening. Possible hail contracting inshore during the morning and clearing during the evening.Issued Fri 16:06 WST
15:19 EST Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify that the higher prices predicted by livestock agent Kevin Currie would be paid for dressed weight and not live weight bullocks, as was suggested in the original story.