IDW10700 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Christmas Island Forecast Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Saturday 22 October 2016 Weather Situation: A high pressure system lies in the central Indian Ocean and will direct a southeasterly trade flow over the Island for the next few days. A trough is developing to the north of Christmas Island increasing the risk of thunderstorm activity over the coming days. Forecast for the rest of Saturday 22 October Cloudy. A shower or two developing with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Southeasterly around 15 knots. Seas: Up to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly about 2.0 metres. Forecast for Sunday 23 October Cloudy with a few showers, the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: 1.0 to 1.5 knots. Swell: South to southeasterly about 2.0 metres. Max 26 Min 23 Outlook for Monday 24 October Cloudy with a few showers, the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots easing below 10 knots during the day. Max 26 Outlook for Tuesday 25 October Cloudy with a few showers, the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Northerly below 10 knots. Max 26 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Sunday.