West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the eastern bay by early evening. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far north during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the northern bay.Issued Thu 04:45 EST
12:53 EST Wild weather is causing massive power disruptions and damage around Tasmania, with at least 15,000 properties now without electricity.