Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the afternoon, decreasing to 10/15 knots late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting westerly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.Issued Fri 22:00 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.