Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots until midday. Winds decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon then tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the afternoon, and below 1.5 metres late evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres decreasing to around 4 metres in the evening. Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Winds turning westerly 20/25 knots around midday, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon and early evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning, then northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore.Issued Fri 10:06 EDT
13:52 EDT A strong cold front has pummeled Tasmania, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain.