Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southerly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
12:53 EST Wild weather is causing massive power disruptions and damage around Tasmania, with at least 15,000 properties now without electricity.