Northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo, shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots early afternoon then easing to 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres early afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon and evening and easing to 10/15 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeast to southwesterly 5/15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Afternoon seabreezes 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.Issued Fri 05:11 CDT
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.