Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 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.