Cocos Islands Forecast

IDW10600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast

Issued at 5:30 am WST on Saturday 13 February 2016

Weather Situation:
A TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING is current for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. For the
latest information refer to the latest Tropical Cyclone Advice and Track map at
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/index.shtml.

A tropical low is located approximately 95km to northwest of the Cocos
(Keeling) Islands and is expected develop into a tropical cyclone by early
Saturday afternoon. It will continue to move slowly to the southwest,
eventually tracking away from the Islands by late Saturday evening. Heavy
rainfall that may cause flash flooding as well as damaging winds to 100
kilometres per hour that could cause damage to property are possible during
Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 13 February
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
Showers and squally thunderstorms. Heavy falls and damaging winds up to 100
km/hr possible depending on the movement and development of the tropical low.
Winds: North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 50 knots possible,
depending on the movement and development of the tropical low.
Seas: 2.0 to 3.0 metres.
Swell 1: East to southeasterly 2.5 to 3.0 metres.
Swell 2: North to northwesterly 1.5 to 2.0 metres.

Max 29 

Forecast for Sunday 14 February
Showers and thunderstorms. Moderate to heavy falls possible during the morning.
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots.

Max 30 

Outlook for Monday 15 February
Showers and and the chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to around 10 knots later in the
day.

Max 30 

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