Tuesday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots north of Weipa in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
20:05 EST Homes have been inundated by flash flooding in northern Tasmania just hours after the north-west was pounded by severe winds that left a trail of destruction and caused widespread power cuts.