Tropical Cyclone Outlooks

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The Australian region tropical cyclone season runs from 1 November to 30 April. Cyclones sometimes occur outside this period, mainly in the Central Indian Ocean southwest of Sumatra.

  • Seasonal outlooks are issued in October and may be updated during the season. They are removed at the end of the season.
  • Three-day outlooks are issued during the cyclone season for most areas. They are issued throughout the year for the Central Indian Ocean area.

Three-Day outlooks

Issued daily

Tropical Climate Statement

Issued Weekly on Tuesdays by Darwin RSMC. Contains guidance on tropical outlook for the coming weeks.

Seasonal outlooks

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Warning Services

Emergency Agencies

International warning centres

Plotting a cyclone track