Christmas Island Forecast

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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.