West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the morning then turning northerly 15/20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 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.