Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for Coral Sea
Issued at 2:30 pm EST on Wednesday 21 March 2018
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 24 March 2018.
Existing Cyclones in the Eastern Region:
A tropical low may develop in or east of the Solomon Sea on Thursday. This
system is expected to move away from Australia and remain well offshore. The
probability that this system will develop into a tropical cyclone in the Coral
Sea is very low on Thursday and Friday, however it increases slightly to low on
Likelihood of a tropical cyclone in the Eastern Region on:
Thursday Very low
Friday 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 area of coverage for this outlook is the Coral Sea and northern Tasman Sea
west of 160E.
Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.