Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Winds may reach up to 30 knots late this evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Port Stephens. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning westerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre offshore south of Port Stephens. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 25/30 knots tending southwesterly before dawn then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Possible hail offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
19:54 EST A 63-year-old woman has been killed by a falling tree in Launceston during a fourth day of wild weather across Tasmania.