Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Friday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly before dawn then tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Coral Bay during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2 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'.