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 Wednesday 23 April 2014
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 26 April 2014.

Existing Cyclones in the  Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:  



A low that is currently located in the northern Arafura Sea is expected to move
southwards and then westwards over the coming days. Refer also to the Tropical
Cyclone Outlook for the Northern Region [IDD10610] for more information about
this low. The risk of a tropical cyclone may increase with this system possibly
moving into the Western Region early next week.

Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Western Region on:
Thursday        Very Low   
Friday          Very Low   
Saturday        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%                 Moderate:     20 to 50%
Low:          5% to 20%                    High:         over  50%

The Western Region refers to the Indian Ocean between Longitudes 90-125E and
south of 10S.