Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around dawn, then decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the evening.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.