Thursday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Port Hedland in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Port Hedland in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre for a period during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres west of Port Hedland. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:03 WST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.