Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending SW in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning and the chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Possible snow falling above 1500 metres during the morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Low-Moderate.
Saturday Sunny. Patchy fog about the ranges in the early morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm near the Ranges in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW during the day then tending E/NE during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 21||84||SW 24||47|
||2||8||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 18||87||SW 19||65|
||9||18||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 14||77||SSW 17||45|
||7||19||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||82||SW 16||44|
||10||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 25||73||SW 29||43|
|Windy with showers
||12||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 34||71||WSW 36||62|
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.