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 Saturday 6 February 2016
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


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:

Sunday:
Very Low
Monday:
Very Low
Tuesday:
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/