Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers this evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny although cloud increasing during the afternoon. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during the afternoon, mainly about the ranges. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending NE/SE during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||24||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 10||65||SSE 15||39|
||0||15||10%||< 1mm||High||SSE 9||62||SSE 11||50|
||8||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 3||58||SE 8||38|
||4||23||10%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 3||60||SSW 8||34|
||9||24||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||57||SE 18||38|
||14||19||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||64||SW 20||58|
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.