Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, reaching 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, reaching around 1 metre offshore. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 35/40 knots offshore early in the morning, tending northwesterly 25/35 knots late evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres offshore, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then turning south to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:07 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.