West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/2.5 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms south of Geraldton from the late morning. Gusty winds south of Geraldton from the late morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly from the south from late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Geraldton. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:00 WST
15:26 EST Farmers are being warned climate change will intensify the challenge of feeding an increasing global population, with an expected 9 billion on the planet by 2050.