Tuesday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots increasing to 25/35 knots during the morning then turning west to southwesterly 30/35 knots late morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 5/7 metres early afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms during the evening with possible hail. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots easing to 20/30 knots by late morning then further to southerly 15/20 knots by early afternoon and to 10/15 knots by evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning then to 1 metre in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 6/7 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms and possible hail early morning.Issued Tue 22:00 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.