Wednesday: Northerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Thursday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning westerly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then tending westerly 2.5/3 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the evening. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming northwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.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.