Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots, tending southeast to southwesterly 10/20 knots in the afternoon, then variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres decreasing to below 1.5 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Saturday: Northeast to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting westerly 15/25 knots early in the morning, reaching 30 knots from late morning until the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:06 EDT
13:52 EDT A strong cold front has pummeled Tasmania, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain.