Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore south of Geraldton. Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the morning then increasing to 15/20 knots early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms south of Geraldton in the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots, easing to 15/20 knots in the before shifting southerly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore south of Geraldton during the morning.Issued Wed 16:09 WST
17:43 EDT The Federal Agriculture Minister says he's working hard to finalise arrangements for the new concessional loan scheme.