East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the evening then tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Weipa later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:57 EST
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.