Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

IDW10800

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 2:06 pm WST on Sunday 19 February 2017
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


A tropical low lies over open water over 750km northwest of the Northwest Cape. Over the next few days the system will continue to move further west away from the WA mainland into the central Indian Ocean and is unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone.


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

Monday:
Very Low.
Tuesday:
Very Low.
Wednesday:
Very Low.

There are no other significant tropical lows in the region and none are expected to develop in the next three days.


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

Monday:
Very Low.
Tuesday:
Very Low.
Wednesday:
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/