Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon then tending northerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 20/25 knots before dawn then shifting southerly 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:05 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.