Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region
Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Thursday 8 December 2016
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 11 December 2016.
Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:
A monsoon trough lies over central northern waters of the Western Region. A weak tropical low is situated within the trough in the vicinity 12.0S 113.0E. This low is forecast to track slowly westwards over the next few days and has only a slight chance of developing into a tropical cyclone. During this time, it is likely to remain over open waters and have no impact on the Western Australian coast.
Likelihood of this system being a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:
There are no other tropical systems in the Western Region and none are expected to develop over the next three days.
Likelihood of another system being a tropical cyclone in the Western 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/