Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog about the coastal ranges early this morning. High (70%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely during this afternoon and evening, with isolated severe thunderstorms possible. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE in the late afternoon then tending SE/SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Winds SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h shifting NE during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending N 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||24||40%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 7||64||NE 16||54|
||13||25||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 11||60||NE 19||50|
||14||24||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||65||NE 28||60|
||17||22||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||66||NE 21||64|
||13||23||50%||1-5mm||Nil||N 10||76||NE 26||73|
||16||22||40%||1-5mm||Nil||N 11||65||NE 21||62|
||16||21||70%||5-10mm||Nil||E 9||72||ENE 17||64|
11:37 EDT Locals on the Cocos Islands are preparing 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.