Thursday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres later in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Friday: Northwesterly 35/45 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:18 EST
12:36 EST Powerful winds are ripping down trees and powerlines in Victoria before the temperature plummets and the snow falls to low levels.