Tropical Cyclone Outlook for The Coral Sea

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Tropical Cyclone Three Day Outlook for Coral Sea

Issued at 7:10 pm EST on Wednesday 1 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 4 July 2015.

Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:

Tropical cyclone Raquel has formed to the north of the Solomon Islands and is expected to track towards the Solomon Islands tonight and into Thursday. Refer to the latest Tropical Cyclone Information Buelltin and Forecast Track Map for further details.

The system will remain very far offshore and does not pose a threat to the Queensland coast.

The official tropical cyclone season runs from November 1st to April 30th. This out of season outlook is being issued due to the heightened risk of tropical cyclone development.

Likelihood of this system remaining a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:

Thursday:
High
Friday:
High
Saturday:
Moderate

Potential Cyclones:


There are no other significant lows in the region and none are expected to develop over the coming days.


Likelihood of another system being a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:

Thursday:
Very low
Friday:
Very low



NOTES: The likelihood is an estimate of the chance of each system being a tropical cyclone in the Region for each day.
Very Low:
less than 5%
Low:
5% to 20%
Moderate:
20 to 50%
High:
Over 50%

The area of coverage for this outlook is the Coral Sea and northern Tasman Sea west of 160E.

Further information on Tropical Cyclones is available at www.bom.gov.au/weather/cyclone/