Tuesday: Westerly 35/45 knots, reaching up to 50 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 4/6 metres. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres, increasing to 4/7 metres offshore. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, mainly offshore. Possible hail and gusty winds, mainly offshore. Wednesday: Westerly 30/45 knots, reaching up to 50 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning. Seas: 5/6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 6/9 metres, decreasing to 4/6 metres by early evening. Weather: Possible hail and gusty winds early in the morning. The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots becoming westerly 30/40 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Possible hail during the evening. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms until evening 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.