Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:57 EST
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.