Tropical Cyclone Outlook for The Coral Sea

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea

Issued at 4:08 pm EST on Tuesday 28 March 2017
for the period until midnight EST Friday 31 March 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:

At 1pm, AEST Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie is estimated to be 55 kilometres east southeast of Bowen and 20 kilometres northeast of Proserpine. Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie is now making landfall on the mainland near Airlie Beach, and will move gradually inland through this afternoon and evening. As the system moves inland, the cyclone will begin to weaken overnight, before becoming a deep low over land on Wednesday.

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

Wednesday:
Moderate
Thursday:
Very Low
Friday:
Very Low




Likelihood of another tropical cyclone in the eastern Region.

Wednesday:
Very Low
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/