Wednesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Yamba. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Wed 16:06 EST
15:08 EST Alice Springs is currently experiencing its coldest August to date in 25 years, and the fourth coldest on record.