Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower most likely in the south in the early morning. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||62||SSE 13||49|
||11||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||44||SW 21||27|
||14||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||49||SW 21||27|
||12||27||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||58||SSW 18||30|
||16||30||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||48||SSW 12||27|
||15||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||64||SSW 9||53|
||14||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||67||SW 9||47|
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.