Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 30/35 knots early in the morning then increasing to 35/45 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 35/45 knots turning southwesterly 30/45 knots during the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/7 metres, decreasing to 4/5 metres during the afternoon.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.