Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore. Saturday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms offshore early in the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Fri 14:58 EST
19:20 EST Despite the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey pushing privatisation incentives, Tasmania's Liberals are sticking with their pre-election promise of not selling public assets, for this term at least.