North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly in the late morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, tending westerly 2/4 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore west of Albany this morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. 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 Thu 04:01 WST
15:08 EST Alice Springs is currently experiencing its coldest August to date in 25 years, and the fourth coldest on record.