Friday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres around dawn, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/25 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
13:09 EST The Federal Treasurer is touring areas of Tasmania's north-west that were damaged by fierce storms this week.