Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
10:34 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.