Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the middle of the day ahead of a west to southwesterly change 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly 25/30 knots becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots before dawn. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, easing to 10/15 knots during the morning and then turning east to southeasterly 5/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Fri 10:22 CDT
10:34 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.