Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

IDW10800

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Tuesday 20 February 2018
for the period until midnight WST Friday 23 February 2018.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil

Potential Cyclones:


At 2pm WST Tuesday, ex-TC Kelvin was located near 24.4S 124.3E over the Interior of WA. A Severe Weather Warning is current, please refer to the latest warnings at www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings

There are no other significant lows in the Western Region and none are expected to form in the next three days.


Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Western 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 Western Region refers to the Indian Ocean between Longitudes 90-125E and south of 10S.

Further information on Tropical Cyclones is available at www.bom.gov.au/weather/cyclone/