IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Tuesday 4 August 2015 Weather Situation: A moderate east to southeasterly trade flow will persist over the forecast period. A weak trough will move close to the Island on Thursday or Friday. Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 4 August Cloudy at times with a shower or two. Winds: East to southeasterly around 15 knots. Seas: 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 2.0 metres. Forecast for Wednesday 5 August Partly cloudy. Possible early shower. Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Swell: Southerly around 2.0 metres. Max 27 Min 23 Outlook for Thursday 6 August Partly cloudy. The chance of a shower. Winds: Southeasterly around 10 knots. Max 26 Outlook for Friday 7 August Partly cloudy. Chance of a shower. Winds: Easterly around 10 knots. Max 26 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Wednesday.