Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 30 knots in the south during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots becoming northwesterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 10:29 EST
11:14 EST Winds described as "tornado-like" by emergency workers have left a trail of damage in Tasmania's north-west overnight, injuring one man and causing widespread power cuts.