Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Friday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending southwest to southerly 25/30 knots in the afternoon then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning then turning southerly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/2 metres, tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Thu 22:26 EDT
19:11 EDT Farmers from Tasmania's south-east corner are warning the region could be pushed to the brink of drought unless there is extra rainfall over summer.