Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, possible heavy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, possible heavy falls possible. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||31||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||77||ENE 9||56|
||21||31||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 11||72||ENE 18||58|
||21||29||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 13||83||ESE 14||68|
||20||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 10||67||ESE 13||31|
||21||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 9||61||ESE 14||32|
||20||34||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 8||76||ESE 14||41|
||21||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 10||73||NE 8||51|
||21||30||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||77||E 11||57|
16:31 EDT Locals on the Cocos Islands were expected to spend most of Christmas Day bunkered down in their houses, as Tropical Cyclone Kate bears down on the tiny community more than 2,000 kilometres off the West Australian coast.