Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast later tonight with possible hail. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. High.
Saturday Sunny. Patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending S/SE in the late evening.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then turning S/SW during the afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Winds W/NW and light becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||26||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 5||58||S 7||25|
||12||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 19||67||SSW 16||59|
||12||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 18||70||SW 16||57|
|Fog then sunny
||6||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 4||60||S 9||32|
||7||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||65||SSE 16||36|
||6||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 8||57||SW 9||24|
|Fog then sunny
||5||25||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 12||62||SSW 14||30|
||5||26||5%||< 1mm||Slight||S 5||57||S 7||25|
||4||24||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 8||68||SSW 13||39|
||11||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||65||SSW 14||52|
||10||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||66||SW 15||55|
||9||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 14||63||SSW 22||52|
||7||20||5%||-||Nil||W 11||74||SSW 12||52|
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.