IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Sunday 21 December 2014 Weather Situation: A low pressure trough with a weak embedded low centre lies in the vicinity of the Island and is expected to remain roughly stationary during the next couple of days. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to persist throughout the forecast period. Forecast for the rest of Sunday 21 December A couple of showers with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Southeasterly 5 to 10 knots. Seas: Below 1.0 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Forecast for Monday 22 December A few showers with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Variable around 5 knots, tending northwesterly 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1.0 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 2.0 metres. Max 28 Min 24 Outlook for Tuesday 23 December Showers and the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 28 Outlook for Wednesday 24 December A shower two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots. Max 28 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Monday.