Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day, turning SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21. Low-Moderate.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||61||NW 22||55|
||12||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 30||65||NW 31||62|
||10||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 21||63||NW 32||58|
||8||17||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||72||WNW 16||60|
||11||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||72||NW 19||63|
||8||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||65||NNW 23||46|
||9||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 15||70||NW 19||57|
||9||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||67||NW 21||54|
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.