West to southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to 20/30 knots by early afternoon then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday and to 1.5/2.5 metres this evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the south in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, reaching 3 metres in the south. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west.Issued Fri 10:02 EDT
13:52 EDT A strong cold front has pummeled Tasmania, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain.