Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far east and south in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly in the afternoon then easing below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Wed 22:34 EDT
18:19 EDT Some cattle stations on the Barkly Tablelands of the Northern Territory are reporting the first decent rainfall in two years.