Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore west of Albany in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning westerly in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/4 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres, tending southwesterly 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 22:00 WST
15:08 EST Alice Springs is currently experiencing its coldest August to date in 25 years, and the fourth coldest on record.