Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Port Kembla. Saturday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Port Kembla in the morning. Winds turning southerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 3 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms offshore early in the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Monday: Coast. Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.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.