Friday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Merimbula in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Saturday: Winds shifting southerly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 2 metres, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Merimbula during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Green Cape.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
18:20 EDT An unseasonably warm, dry spring is playing havoc with southern Tasmanian cropping farmers.