Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Friday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots turning northerly during the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon or early evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Up to 2 metres, decreasing to up to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to up to 2.5 metres in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook 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 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.