Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely this morning. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day, tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 17||73||W 22||41|
||12||20||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 23||84||SSE 14||46|
||9||21||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 15||68||WSW 17||35|
15:46 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.