|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots by the afternoon and tending north to northwesterly. A westerly change around 20 knots late this evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning west to southwesterly and increasing to 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Fri 05:10 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.