Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
16:24 EST The Federal Agriculture Minister rejects criticism from the Labor Opposition that the Government's drought assistance package is a 'failure'.