Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres, decreasing to 5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Wed 16:00 WST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.