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.