Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly around 1 metre by early evening. 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 Wed 05:00 EST
06:47 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.