Christmas Island Forecast

IDW10700
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Christmas Island Forecast

Issued at 5:30 am WST on Wednesday 28 September 2016

Weather Situation:
An active trough lies northwest of Christmas Island with a weak low embedded in
the trough. The low slowly tracks towards Christmas Island, but is unlikely to
develop further. Increased shower and thunderstorm activity with heavy falls
and gusty winds are possible until Thursday morning.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 28 September
Showers and thunderstorms. Possible heavy falls.
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Wind speed and direction dependent
on development and movement of low.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Swell: South to southwesterly around 2.5 metres.

Max 25 

Forecast for Thursday 29 September
Showers and thunderstorms. Possible heavy falls in the morning.
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.

Max 26 

Outlook for Friday 30 September
Few showers. Chance of thunderstorms.
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.

Max 27 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Wednesday.