Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region

Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Wednesday 26 October 2016
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 29 October 2016.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:


Potential Cyclones:

There are no significant lows in the Western Region at present and none are expected to develop over the next three days. An active monsoon trough lies over northern parts of the Western Region (between Christmas and Cocos Island) and is expected to move south over the next few days.

Likelihood of a tropical cyclone being in the Western Region on:

Very Low
Very Low
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%
5% to 20%
20 to 50%
Over 50%

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

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