Monday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Afternoon inshore seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Mon 15:50 EST
17:25 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.