Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms east of Albany. Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the morning, easing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 16:19 WST
21:13 EDT The Primary Industries Minister, Bryan Green, has promised farmers he is close to signing the Federal Government's farm finance package.