Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Updated Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea
Issued at 1:36 pm EST on Friday 24 March 2017
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 26 March 2017.
Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:
At 10am, a tropical low pressure system is estimated to be 610 kilometres east of Cairns and 600 kilometres northeast of Townsville. The Coral Sea tropical low should develop into a tropical cyclone and move west towards the coast over the weekend.
For the latest, see tropical cyclone advices and forecasts tracks at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/
Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:
There are no other systems expected to develop within 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/