|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Monday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening.Issued Mon 10:00 WST
12:30 EST Farmers abandoning their crops and cutting for hay is becoming an all too common story this season.