Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Point Perpendicular. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Point Perpendicular around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southerly 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then tending south to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Point Perpendicular during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
19:09 EDT Darwin should be set for some much needed relief from hot and steamy weather, with the Bureau of of Meteorology predicting a monsoon trough would set in over the city on New Year's Eve.