|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms inshore this morning. Gusty winds inshore this morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds tending southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.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.