Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching 35/40 knots offshore and in the south in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the south later in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching 35/40 knots early morning, turning northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres offshore, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around dawn, then decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore.Issued Tue 10:03 EST
11:14 EST Winds described as "tornado-like" by emergency workers have left a trail of damage in Tasmania's north-west overnight, injuring one man and causing widespread power cuts.