IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Thursday 21 October 2021 Weather Situation: A trough lies just north of the islands while a ridge of high pressure is strengthening to the south. Forecast for the rest of Thursday 21 October Cloudy. A few showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: About 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2.0 to 2.5 metres. Forecast for Friday 22 October Partly cloudy. Possible morning shower. Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: About 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Max 28 Min 24 Outlook for Saturday 23 October Partly cloudy. Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 28 Outlook for Sunday 24 October Partly cloudy. Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots. Max 28 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Friday.