Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 4/6 metres, tending southwesterly 4 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds shifting southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres before dawn. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 04:01 WST
11:49 EST Tasmania has borne the brunt of powerful winds this week with the coldest winds spreading across the state today.