Tuesday: Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with gusty winds. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly in the late morning. Seas: 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, increasing to 3/4 metres inshore around midday. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly 25/35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore at night with possible hail. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning south to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore in the morning with possible hail.Issued Tue 22:01 EST
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.