Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Geraldton in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Geraldton. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
08:42 EST Federal Liberal MP for Paterson Bob Baldwin is warning anyone making false claims to receive emergency funds for storm damage will be held to account.