Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots inshore late afternoon and early evening. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the morning then easterly in the evening and increasing to 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting westerly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres.Issued Fri 16:01 CDT
19:56 EDT An unseasonably warm, dry spring is playing havoc with southern Tasmanian cropping farmers.