Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
00:30 EDT Locals on the Cocos Islands have spent Christmas Day hunkered down in their homes, as Tropical Cyclone Kate passed just north of the tiny community more than 2,000 kilometres off the West Australian coast.