IDW10600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Wednesday 27 July 2016 Weather Situation: A weakening broad low pressure system lies to the northwest, with a trough extending to the west and southwest of the Islands. The system is forecast to continue to weaken and move southwards for the remainder of Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will develop to the south of the Island during Thursday and strengthen on Friday. Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 27 July Partly cloudy. Chance of a shower. Winds: East to northeasterly around 10 knots. Seas: Around 1.0 metre. Swell 1: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Swell 2: Southwesterly up to 1.0 metre. Forecast for Thursday 28 July Partly cloudy with a possible morning shower. Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Swell 1: Southeasterly 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Swell 2: South to southwesterly up to 1.0 metre. Max 30 Min 24 Outlook for Friday 29 July Partly cloudy. Chance of a shower. Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing up to 20 knots later in the day. Max 29 Outlook for Saturday 30 July Partly cloudy. Chance of a shower. Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Max 29 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Thursday.