Westerly 35/45 knots turning southwesterly 30/40 knots in the early afternoon before easing to 20/30 knots at night. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times in the south. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres reaching 3 metres in the south. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Coast. Westerly 15/20 knots easing and tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 10:02 EDT
13:52 EDT A strong cold front has pummeled Tasmania, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain.