Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Geraldton in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Geraldton early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 5 metres during the afternoon. 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 Wed 16:02 WST
16:54 EST The Federal Government has brought forward the start date for new farm tax breaks, effective immediately.