Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending southerly early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, tending westerly below 1 metre during the evening.Issued Thu 16:01 WST
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.