Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region
Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Tuesday 17 January 2017
for the period until midnight WST Friday 20 January 2017.
Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:
The models generally agree in a weak tropical low moving into the far northwest of the region during Wednesday. The low is likely to move slowly southeasterly during Thursday and Friday. The models are consistent in not intensifying the system to tropical cyclone intensity.
The likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:
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 another system being a tropical cyclone in the Region on:
NOTES: The likelihood is an estimate of the chance of each system being a tropical cyclone in the Region for each day.
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/