West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre inshore. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:10 EST
20:05 EST Homes have been inundated by flash flooding in northern Tasmania just hours after the north-west was pounded by severe winds that left a trail of destruction and caused widespread power cuts.