Tropical Cyclone Outlook for The Coral Sea

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea

Issued at 2:30 pm EST on Tuesday 24 January 2017
for the period until midnight EST Friday 27 January 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


There are no significant tropical lows in the region. A weak low pressure system over the Solomon Sea is expected to remain slow moving. At this stage, it is not expected to move into the eastern region until Saturday and is rated no more than a low chance of forming into a tropical cyclone.


Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:

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/