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 19 January 2017
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 22 January 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


At 1pm WST on Thursday. a weak tropical low was located near 9.5S 95E, near the far northwest of the region. It is likely to move to the east southeast over the next couple of days, near the northern edge of the region. The low is expected to remain weak, and it is likely to dissipate over the weekend.


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

Friday:
Very Low
Saturday:
Very Low
Sunday:
Very Low

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:

Friday:
Very Low
Saturday:
Very Low
Sunday:
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/