Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots, possibly reaching 20/25 knots inshore in the late afternoon and early evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres inshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Winds becoming northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly during the morning, then easing to 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the afternoon.Issued Fri 22:00 CDT
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.