Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region
Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Saturday 6 February 2016
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 9 February 2016.
Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:
On Monday a low may form within the monsoon trough to the northwest of Cocos Island. From Tuesday onwards, the risk of this low developing into a tropical cyclone increases as conditions become favourable for development. By this time the low is forecast to be near the far northwest of the region.
Likelihood of a tropical cyclone being in the Western 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 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/