West to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 30/40 knots in the morning. Winds decreasing to 20/30 knots in the afternoon then to 15/25 knots by early evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 05:01 EDT
08:54 EDT A Darwin man struck by lightning has walked away with only a black mark on his face, while those near him were knocked over by the force of the strike.