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 Thursday 23 November 2017
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 26 November 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


A weak tropical low lies near 10.4S 111.0E, approximately 240 kilometres south of Java, Indonesia. The system is expected to move slowly westwards during Friday and over the weekend before shifting back towards the east early next week, persisting over waters south of Java. This tropical low has only a slight chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the weekend and early next week, well north of the Australian Continent.


Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:

Friday:
Very Low
Saturday:
Low
Sunday:
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/