IDW10600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast Issued at 5:30 am WST on Tuesday 31 March 2015 Weather Situation: A strong high pressure ridge to the south will maintain a mostly light to moderate easterly trade regime across the Islands, while an active surface trough lying through the area will bring thunderstorms and showers for the next few days. Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 31 March A few showers and the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to norththeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Around 1.0 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 2.0 metres. Max 31 Forecast for Wednesday 1 April A few showers and the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to northeasterly around 10 knots, tending east to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots during the aftenoon. Max 31 Outlook for Thursday 2 April A shower or two and the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots. Max 31 The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Tuesday.