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 Friday 3 April 2020
for the period until midnight WST Monday 6 April 2020.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


Tropical Cyclone Irondro was located near 15.9S 72.8E at 8am WST Friday. It will remain west of 090E over the weekend, but it may then move into the region late Monday or early on Tuesday, over open waters to the south of 20S. It should be weakening rapidly as it enters the region.


Likelihood of this system being a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:

Saturday:
Very Low
Sunday:
Very Low
Monday:
Low

A very weak low lies near 10S 105E. It is expected to drift south to southwest over the weekend and early next week, but it is unlikely to develop significantly.

No other significant tropical systems are expected within the region over the next three days.


Likelihood of this or another system being a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:

Saturday:
Very Low
Sunday:
Very Low
Monday:
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/