Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 0.5/1 metres, reaching 1.5/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo, increasing to west to northwesterly 20/30 knots throughout during the morning, before shifting to west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon, reaching 25/35 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then further to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo, increasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms and possible small hail south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning to south to southwesterly 15/25 knots early afternoon then decreasing to south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres gradually decreasing to be 1/1.5 metres by evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 3/5 metres in the south. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail south of Port Neill to Port Victoria in the morning.Issued Wed 05:10 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.