IDW10600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast Issued at 3:45 pm WST on Sunday 1 May 2016 Weather Situation: A ridge of high pressure remains to the south of the Islands and a trough lies just to the north. The trough will strengthen and a weak low pressure system may develop to the north of the Islands by Monday, leading to an increase of showers and thunderstorms. The low pressure system will move to be within the vicitiny of the Island by Tuesday. Forecast for the rest of Sunday 1 May Partly cloudy. A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1.0 to 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Forecast for Monday 2 May Partly cloudy. A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Swell: Southerly to southwesterly around 1.0 metre. Max 30 Min 26 Outlook for Tuesday 3 May Showers and thunderstorms. Winds: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Max 30 Outlook for Wednesday 4 May Partly cloudy. A shower or two and the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 30 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am WST Monday.