East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres inshore around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 04:01 WST
18:19 EDT Some cattle stations on the Barkly Tablelands of the Northern Territory are reporting the first decent rainfall in two years.