Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning northwesterly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday, then decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 45 knots in the evening. Winds turning southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms from the early afternoon with possible hail. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
14:02 EST A person has been killed by a falling tree in Tasmania's north as wild winds batter the state.