Westerly 30/40 knots increasing to 35/45 knots by midday. Seas: 3.5/5 metres. Swell: Westerly 5/7 metres, increasing to 6/8 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated squally thunderstorms with small hail during late afternoon and evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots easing to south to southwesterly 20/30 knots early afternoon then further to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres early afternoon, then further to 1/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 7/9 metres. Weather: Isolated squally thunderstorms with possible small hail until late afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the day. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 10:32 CST
13:12 EST A person has been killed by a falling tree in Tasmania's north as wild winds batter the state.