Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the northeast, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the northeast. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW in the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||26||90%||20-40mm||Nil||E 15||84||ESE 12||68|
||20||29||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NE 16||80||ENE 10||65|
||20||31||80%||5-10mm||Nil||E 14||75||ESE 14||51|
||20||28||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NE 16||83||E 10||64|
||19||27||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NE 14||83||E 10||70|
||20||28||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NE 22||83||ENE 16||65|
||20||29||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 18||75||E 19||57|
||20||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 17||85||ENE 10||71|
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.