Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots, easing to 15/25 knots later in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Saturday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore at first, becoming variable about 10 knots around dawn, then northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northeasterly 20/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Fri 18:07 EDT
16:23 EDT Tropical Cyclone Kate has only caused minor damage on Cocos Islands after passing to the north of the tiny community, more than 2,000 kilometres off the Western Australian coast.