Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Updated Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea
Issued at 3:13 pm EST on Saturday 25 March 2017
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 28 March 2017.
Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:
At 2pm, Tropical Cyclone Debbie was estimated to be 640 kilometres east of Cairns and 560 kilometres northeast of Townsville. The tropical cyclone is forecast to track west-southwesterly for the next few days, bringing the system towards the north Queensland coast. Conditions are expected to favour the continued intensification of the cyclone as it approaches the coast over the weekend and into early next week.
Likelihood of this system remaining a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:
Likelihood of another tropical cyclone in the eastern Region.
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/