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 Tuesday 21 April 2015
for the period until midnight WST Friday 24 April 2015.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


A trough lies offshore from north of Dampier towards Christmas Island, with a band of rain with embedded thunderstorms persisting off the Pilbara and Kimberley coast. There are weak lows embedded in this trough, but conditions are unfavourable for any significant development.

There are no significant lows in the Western Region and none are forecast to develop in the next three days.


Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:

Wednesday:
Very Low
Thursday:
Very Low
Friday:
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/