Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots later in the evening. Seas: Up to 2 metres. Swell: Up to 0.5 metres. Friday: Westerly 10/20 knots turning northerly in the early afternoon. Seas:Up to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Mainly southeast to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning westerly 25/35 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/35 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
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.