Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

IDW10800

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 2:04 pm WST on Sunday 26 March 2017
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

At 2pm WST Tropical Cyclone Caleb was located near 16S 99.4E (about 500km south southeast of the Cocos Islands). The tropical cyclone is likely to remain a tropical cyclone until Tuesday or Wednesday. Please refer to the latest Tropical Cyclone Forecasts for more information [www.bom.gov.au/cyclone].

Likelihood of this system remaining a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:

Monday:
High
Tuesday:
High
Wednesday:
Moderate

Potential Cyclones:


At 2pm WST a small tropical low was located near 17S 121.2E (about 150km northwest of Broome) and was moving slowly south southwest at about 10 km/h. The system is unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone.

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 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/