IDW10600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast Issued at 6:22 am WST on Friday 27 February 2015 Weather Situation: A trough lies just north of the Islands as a strong ridge to the south directs a persistent east to southeasterly flow through the region. The trough is expected to drift slowly southward increasing the chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday. Forecast for the rest of Friday 27 February A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Max 30 Forecast for Saturday 28 February A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: Variable 5 to 10 knots. Max 31 Outlook for Sunday 1 March Chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Winds: South to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots. Max 31 The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Friday.