Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest from late this morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the southwest. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers inland, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls inland. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
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||22||36||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 6||49||E 13||36|
||21||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 5||57||ESE 14||43|
||23||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 10||65||ESE 21||60|
||19||34||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 10||55||ESE 17||36|
||25||30||50%||1-5mm||Nil||E 7||83||ESE 13||81|
||21||34||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 9||56||ESE 21||48|
||24||30||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 7||70||E 16||62|
||19||34||50%||1-5mm||Nil||E 5||58||ENE 12||41|
||22||36||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 7||49||E 13||36|
||23||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 9||65||SE 18||61|
||24||29||60%||-||Nil||ESE 10||81||ESE 17||69|
15:46 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.