Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 16:02 WST
15:08 EST Alice Springs is currently experiencing its coldest August to date in 25 years, and the fourth coldest on record.