Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and patchy rain. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers and rain areas 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 showers and rain areas. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely. 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.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 9||55||SSE 12||24|
||21||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||59||SSE 16||25|
||22||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||42||SSE 13||19|
||20||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||W 7||64||S 10||36|
||18||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 6||64||S 12||32|
||21||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 14||64||S 17||31|
||21||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 13||54||SSE 16||22|
||20||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 7||63||S 11||33|
10:34 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.