Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 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 increasing to 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 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 Thu 15:55 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.