|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
North to northwesterly 25/35 knots, reaching up to 40 knots in the later morning and early afternoon. Winds tending west to northwesterly early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Gusty winds in the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots easing to 10/15 knots during the morning and tending westerly around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:21 EST
14:49 EST Powerful winds are ripping down trees and powerlines in Victoria before the temperature plummets and the snow falls to low levels.