Forecasters are predicting a windy day around Australia with warnings in place for all states and territories except South Australia today.
Tasmania is likely to experience the worst conditions with gale warnings in place for the Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Lower East Coast and Central West Coast.
Victoria and the ACT have also been warned of windy conditions in some parts.
Meanwhile, a pair of troughs are generating rain and storms over northeastern Australia, locally heavy.
A front and troughs are causing rain in Tasmania and parts of Victoria.
Residents in NSW have experienced a cool but stunning morning to end the week with smoke from hazard reduction burns in previous days expected to clear due.
A large high is keeping elsewhere dry and mostly clear, leading to a chilly night for inland southeastern areas.
South Australia is the only state without a weather warning to end the week with clearing showers, cool-to-cold in the southeast and central. Clearing showers, cool-to-mild in the west. Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in north.