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 Thursday 25 August 2016
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 28 August 2016.

Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:

Nil.

Potential Cyclones:


A weak low near 06S 093E is expected to move south over the coming days, and by Sunday should be near 10S between 095E and 100E. It is not expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, however it could lead to an increase in rainfall at Christmas and Cocos Islands.


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

Friday:
Very Low
Saturday:
Very Low
Sunday:
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/