Tropical Cyclone Outlook for The Coral Sea


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea

Issued at 2:30 pm EST on Sunday 30 April 2017
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:


Potential Cyclones:

There are no significant tropical lows in the region, and none are expected to develop during the next three days. A developing tropical low is currently located just east of the region, near the Solomon Islands. At this stage, the system is not expected to move into the eastern region during the next several days.

While today is officially the last day of the tropical cyclone season, this outlook will continue until there is no potential for significant tropical low development in the Eastern Region.

Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:

Very Low
Very Low
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%
5% to 20%
20 to 50%
Over 50%

The area of coverage for this outlook is the Coral Sea and northern Tasman Sea west of 160E.

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