Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 2:24 pm WST on Tuesday 30 May 2017
for the period until midnight WST Friday 2 June 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:


Potential Cyclones:

A tropical low lies near 5S 88E and will drift slowly towards the south or southwest over the next few days. This system is unlikely to develop and is expected to remain outside the Western Region.

There are no other significant lows in the Western Region at present and none are expected to develop over the next three days.

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

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