Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening. Thursday: Southeasterly about 10 knots tending southerly 10/15 knots early in the morning then turning west to southwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore west of Albany in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms contracting east of Albany and clearing in the late afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres before dawn. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 16:10 WST
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.