IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 5:30 am WST on Thursday 18 December 2014 Weather Situation: A low pressure trough lies in the vicinity of the Island and is expected to persist until the weekend, resulting in mostly light winds, showers and possible thunderstorms. Forecast for the rest of Thursday 18 December A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Variable around 5 knots. Seas: Up to 1.0 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Max 28 Forecast for Friday 19 December A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots. Max 28 Outlook for Saturday 20 December A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Max 27 The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Thursday.