East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming northwesterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Port Hedland. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds then returning variable about 10 knots during the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:01 WST
09:29 EDT A truck driver has had a lucky escape when a tree fell and hit his windscreen as he was driving on the Bass Highway in Tasmania's north.