Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds shifting northwesterly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the late 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. Scattered 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 Sat 04:00 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.