Christmas Island Forecast

IDW10700
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Christmas Island Forecast

Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Tuesday 3 May 2016

Weather Situation:
A trough lies just to the north of Christmas Island and a ridge of high
pressure to the south will maintain a generally northeast to southeasterly
flow, becoming northwesterly from Thursday evening as the trough moves
southwards. Chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 3 May
Cloudy. Showers with the chance of thunderstorms.
Winds: East to southeasterly around 10 knots.
Seas: Around 1.0 metre.
Swell: Southerly below 2.0 metres.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 May
Partly cloudy. A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1.0 metre.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.0 metres.

Max 29 Min 25

Outlook for Thursday 5 May
Partly cloudy. A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: North to northeasterly below 10 knots, tending northwesterly during the evening.

Max 29 

Outlook for Friday 6 May
Partly cloudy. A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.

Max 29 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Wednesday.