Tuesday: Southerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore south of Coral Bay. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore.Issued Tue 16:02 WST
17:25 EST Farmers say Australia urgently needs a new national plan for drought, after Agriculture Department figures reveal less than half the funds allocated for Commonwealth concessional loans schemes .