Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

IDW10800

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 12:15 pm WST on Saturday 18 April 2015
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 21 April 2015.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


A broad area of squally thunderstorm and shower activity persists over the Indian Ocean, well offshore from the Pilbara coast. A weak low pressure system which was located near 16S 95E at 1100WST, is moving slowly westwards and weakening. Conditions continue to be unfavourable for development of this low.

There are no other 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:

Sunday:
Very Low
Monday:
Very Low
Tuesday:
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/