IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 5:30 am WST on Saturday 13 February 2016 Weather Situation: The monsoon trough remains to the south of the Island for the next few days. There is a chance a low pressure system may develop within the trough to the south-southeast of the Island by Sunday, but at this stage it is unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone. For more information regarding this system and also the tropical low near Cocos (Keeling) Islands refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/nwcyclone.shtml and http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/index.shtml. Forecast for the rest of Saturday 13 February Showers and thunderstorms. Heavy falls exceeding 50mm possible. Winds: West to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots, increasing up to to 10 to 15 knots by midday. Seas: Around 1.0 metre. Swell 1: Southwesterly around 1.0 metre. Swell 2: West to northwesterly around 1.5 metres. Max 29 Forecast for Sunday 14 February Showers and thunderstorms. Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 29 Outlook for Monday 15 February Showers and the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 29 The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Saturday.