Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Port Stephens during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning northerly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Friday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning westerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre offshore south of Port Stephens. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
15:31 EST A person has been killed by a falling tree in Tasmania's north as wild winds batter the state.