|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Friday: West to southwest about 10 knots tending variable inshore. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Saturday: Easterly 15/25 knots tending northeasterly around sunrise then becoming northwesterly 20/30 knots during the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3.5/4.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Heavy rain in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms offshore, extending throughout. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Possible hail offshore in the morning.Issued Fri 16:05 WST
15:19 EST Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify that the higher prices predicted by livestock agent Kevin Currie would be paid for dressed weight and not live weight bullocks, as was suggested in the original story.