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The Northern Territory news Thu 22 May 2014



The Northern Territory news Thu 22 May 2014

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THURSDAY MAY 22 2014 WEATHER 39 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Big mac for Ben BEN Bolton landed this amazing mackerel at Dundee Beach recently. Ben is our Catch of the Day winner. For his efforts, he goes into the draw to win a Shimano Calcutta 200D reel. A total of 10 Catch of the Day winners will go into the draw. Valued at $440, the Shimano Calcutta 200D is a smooth yet tough and robust bait-casting reel that has wonderful line capacity for its size and thus is ideal both for pinpoint-accurate casting and trolling big lures for metre-plus barra. The NT News runs the Catch of the Day competition every Thursday. To enter, send us your best horizontal (landscape) fishing photo. Well announce the winner here each week. Write your contact and picture details, including what you caught and where, on an envelope and send your photo to Catch of the Day, GPO Box 1401, Darwin, NT, 0801, or Ben Bolton with a mackerel caught at Dundee Beach email ntnmail@ntnews.com.au with Catch of the Day in the subject line. You must include your full address and details of your catch with the entry. If you want your photos back, enclose a stamped, selfaddressed envelope. For more details, see Public Notices. Head to Page 28 for more fishing WIN FISHY PRIZE This weeks Catch of the Day winner goes into the draw to win a Shimano Calcutta 200D reel, valued at $440. Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 6:58 am 6:28 pm 12:53 am 1:28 pm Jun 13 Jun 20 May 29 Jun 6 Thu May 22 Fri May 23 Sat May 24 Sun May 25 Mon May 26 Tue May 27 Wed May 28 Thu May 29 5:27am 2.4m 11:50am 6.1m 6:39pm 2.9m 12:29am 5.4m 6:40am 2.8m 12:57pm 5.9m 8:01pm 2.7m 2:01am 5.5m 8:02am 3.1m 2:12pm 5.8m 9:12pm 2.3m 3:19am 5.9m 9:21am 3.1m 3:18pm 5.9m 10:11pm 1.8m 4:25am 6.3m 10:28am 2.9m 4:11pm 6.1m 11:00pm 1.5m 5:21am 6.7m 11:20am 2.7m 4:55pm 6.3m 11:43pm 1.2m 6:09am 7.0m 12:02pm 2.5m 5:33pm 6.4m 12:21am 1.0m 6:51am 7.2m 12:40pm 2.4m 6:09pm 6.5m Darwin 23 33 Tindal 20 34 Jabiru 25 33 Nhulunbuy 22 29 3 Northeast Island 24 31 2 Borroloola 17 32 Tennant Creek 22 31 Alice Springs 10 28 Yulara 14 25 Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1000 1000 992 1008 1008 1016 1016 1016 995 L 986 L 985 L 1024 H 1022 H 1016 H 1019 H WARNINGS Latest information at www.bom.gov.au/weather Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Isolated showers over the eastern Top End and along the north and east coasts. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the Alice Springs District, clearing from the west during the day. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Fire danger: high to very high in the northwest Darwin-Daly District. DARWIN and RURAL AREA Mostly sunny. Moderate east to southeast winds before an afternoon sea breeze. Min 24 Max 33 Rural: Min 22 Max 34 Friday: Sunny. Min 24 Max 33 Saturday: Sunny. Min 24 Max 33 Sunday: Sunny. Min 23 Max 33 DARWIN HARBOUR East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots before an afternoon northerly seabreeze around 10 knots. Seas to 1 metre. Friday: East to southeast winds 10 knots. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 8 (very high). Tennant Creek: 7 (high). Alice Springs: 5 (moderate). Relative Humidity: Darwin 69% (9am) 38% (3pm) Barometer: Darwin (3pm) - 1009.5 hPa Alice Springs (3pm) - 1016.8 hPa Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 21 May 2014 nil mm (yesterday) Monthly total to 9am 21 May 2014 6.2 mm Average for month of May 20.8 mm 1 October to 21 May 2014 1877.0 mm on 124 rain days Average from 1 October to end of May 1707.9 mm May 22, 2014 Commonwealth of Australia 2014 L L H 1016 1016 1016 1000 1000 1024 1008 10081006 L 984L 980L 1025 H1025H 1014 H 1018 H 1018 H 1019H Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Manila Moscow New York Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo clear 17 11 fine 36 28 haze 31 18 fine 22 9 storm 31 25 fine 32 27 fine 14 8 haze 30 25 fine 20 12 fine 20 14 fine 35 27 fine 28 15 fine 25 12 haze 31 26 fine 26 18 rain 24 16 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Mostly sunny. Max 34 Friday: Sunny. Min 20 Max 35 Tennant Creek: Partly cloudy. Max 31 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 19 Max 32 Alice Springs: Showers, afternoon storm. Max 25 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 10 Max 28 Jabiru: Sunny. Max 34 Friday: Sunny. Min 24 Max 35 Nhulunbuy: Possible shower. Max 30 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 31 Alyangula: Afternoon shower. Max 29 Friday: Sunny. Min 23 Max 30 Borroloola: Mostly sunny. Max 35 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 17 Max 35 Yulara: Shower, clearing. Max 25 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 14 Max 28 Lajamanu: Partly cloudy. Max 32 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 14 Max 32 Maningrida: Afternoon shower. Max 32 Friday: Sunny. Min 23 Max 34 Pirlangimpi: Mostly sunny. Max 34 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 24 Max 35 Wadeye: Sunny. Max 33 Friday: Sunny. Min 22 Max 34 Yuendumu: Afternoon shower. Max 27 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 12 Max 30 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 9:40am to 3:50pm Maximum UV Index: 9 (very high) Sunny Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Cloudy Chance shower Shower or two Showers Drizzle, light rain Rain Shower storm Storms Windy Fog Frost Katherine DARWIN Jabiru Nhulunbuy Borroloola Alyangula Tennant Creek Alice Springs 2433 Yulara Wadeye 2334 Pirlangimpi 2330 2329 2434 2233 2034 1735 2031 1425 1125 1532 Lajamanu 1227 Yuendumu Darwin 33 Broome 33 Alice Springs 25 Cairns 28 Hobart 19 Brisbane 25 Sydney 26 Canberra 20 Adelaide 22 Perth 23 Melbourne 23

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