Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far east during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.
Friday Sunny. Winds SW 20 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. High (70%) chance of showers in the far east in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW during the afternoon then tending NE/SE during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 8||37||WNW 5||19|
||15||35||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||22||E 12||9|
||17||36||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 18||43||N 11||21|
||13||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||34||WSW 6||15|
||16||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 7||29||S 8||17|
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.