Play was stopped before midday, with last weeks Australian Open winner Robert Allenby at 3-under after 12 holes.
Of those who completed 18 holes, Australians Richard Ball and Bradley Iles shared the lead at 1-under 71.
Richard Swift and Luke Hickmott were in front on the leaderboard at 4-under'Hickmott had completed 16 holes and Swift was on the 11th when play stopped.
U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell hadnt started playing, while defending champion Peter Lonard was 4-over through 13 holes.
Play was due to start 45 minutes earlier Friday to make up for the time lost Thursday.
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