IDW10600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands Forecast Issued at 5:30 am WST on Monday 25 July 2016 Weather Situation: A surface trough lies in the vicinity of the Islands with a ridge of high pressure across the southern Indian Ocean. The trough is forecast to weaken and move westwards from Tuesday. As such enhanced shower and thunderstorm activity is possible during Monday, with an easing trend from Tuesday onwards. Forecast for the rest of Monday 25 July Showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Swell 1: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.0 metres. Swell 2: Southwesterly up to 1.0 metre. Max 28 Forecast for Tuesday 26 July A shower or two with the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 29 Outlook for Wednesday 27 July Shower or two. Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Max 29 The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:45 pm WST Monday.