Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers near the coast in the morning. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Monday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
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||16||31||5%||-||Nil||NNE 11||33||S 12||17|
||13||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 5||44||SSE 13||38|
||13||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 11||39||SSE 19||29|
||12||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 8||34||S 11||13|
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.