Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Byron early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots before dawn then tending southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres before dawn. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 22:29 EST
20:13 EST Thousands of Tasmanians remain without power after four days of wild weather, with up to 4,500 properties blacked out and schools in several centres remaining closed today.