Christmas Island Forecast

IDW10700
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Christmas Island Forecast

Issued at 5:30 am WST on Saturday 21 January 2017

Weather Situation:
The monsoon trough currently lies in the vicinity of Christmas Island with a
weak low pressure system situated well to the west southwest. The trough will
move south over the weekend and showers and thunderstorms to increase in the
northwesterly flow.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 21 January
Shower or two. Chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: Variable winds around 5 knots becoming northwesterly 5 to 10 knots during the
day.
Seas: Up to 0.5 metre.
Swell 1: South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell 2: Northwesterly around 0.5 metre.

Max 28 

Forecast for Sunday 22 January
Showers. Chance of thunderstorms.
Winds: Northwesterly around 10 to 15 knots.

Max 27 

Outlook for Monday 23 January
Showers. Chance of thunderstorms.
Winds: Westerly around 10 knots.

Max 27 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Saturday.