Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending northeasterly around sunrise, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending northwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 20/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 25/30 knots before dawn then tending southwesterly 15/25 knots during the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres during the morning. Weather: Heavy rain in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. 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 in the morning, mainly offshore.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.