North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly below 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending northerly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:46 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.