Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea
Issued at 2:30 pm EST on Thursday 11 February 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 14 February 2016.
Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:
A tropical low situated over the central Coral Sea is near tropical cyclone strength and gradually intensifying, while moving in a general eastwards direction. The low is expected to curve onto a southeasterly track over the next day or two and is rated a high chance of forming into tropical cyclone before exiting the region late on Friday or early Saturday.
The low is expected to remain well offshore and does not pose a threat to the Queensland coast.
Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:
Likelihood of another system being a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:
NOTES: The likelihood is an estimate of the chance of each system being a tropical cyclone in the Region for each day.
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/