West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Geraldton early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms this morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
15:08 EST Alice Springs is currently experiencing its coldest August to date in 25 years, and the fourth coldest on record.