Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, reaching 1.5/2 metres late evening. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots by around sunrise then tending west to southwesterly 25/33 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms during the evening with possible hail. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 25/33 knots tending southwesterly during the morning then easing to south to southwesterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon then easing further late afternoon and evening to be southerly 10/15 knots late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon and to 1.5 metres late evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning with possible hail. Outlook Saturday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.Issued Tue 16:20 CST
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.