Westerly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning and 5/10 knots in the afternoon before increasing 10/15 knots again in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/20 knots during the day then tending southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 04:01 WST
17:33 EST A blast of wintry weather with strong winds and heavy rain has hit Tasmania with tremendous force.