Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre offshore. Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Port Hedland in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Westerly up to 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre offshore developing from late morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 10:26 WST
12:36 EST Powerful winds are ripping down trees and powerlines in Victoria before the temperature plummets and the snow falls to low levels.