Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Three Day Outlook for Coral Sea
Issued at 2:30 pm EST on Friday 3 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Monday 6 July 2015.
Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:
Ex-tropical cyclone Raquel is situated to the north of the Solomon Islands in the Fiji Meteorological Service area of responsibility. It is expected that ex-tropical cyclone Raquel could move back into the Eastern Region and reform into a tropical cyclone on Saturday as it once again approaches the Solomon Islands.
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. The out of season outlook is being issued due to the heightened risk of tropical cyclone development.
Likelihood of 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/