Thursday: South to southeast 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Point Perpendicular. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: South to southwesterly 10/20 knots dawn then tending north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting southwest to southerly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the 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 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.