Tuesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 25/33 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 5/6 metres. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching 30/35 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/35 knots turning west to southwesterly 30/40 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres, increasing to 5/7 metres during the morning then tending southwesterly 6/7 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail during the late afternoon and evening. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots easing to south to southwesterly 20/30 knots early afternoon and further to 15/20 knots by late afternoon then to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres gradually decreasing to be 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 6/8 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail in the morning.Issued Tue 16:21 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.