Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly in the middle of the day then shifting east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Geraldton during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 04:00 WST
09:16 EDT Persistent dry conditions over the past two summers in central west New South Wales have forced the State Government to implement contingency measures for some water users.