Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of King Island in the late evening. Winds turning westerly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Winds turning southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres south of King Island.Issued Fri 10:01 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.