[ips-sf] IPS Summary Forecast for 19 December - issued 2344UT/18-Dec-2015 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat Dec 19 10:44:18 EST 2015

Low solar flare activity. Minor coronal mass ejection effects likely.
A sequence of mild to moderate solar wind shocks is anticipated early
in the UT day Dec 19. Light to moderate solar wind may become enhanced
post-shock, persisting for up to one day. Geomagnetic conditions quiet
at time of report issue but expected to reach minor storm levels
post-shock. High-frequency radio communications normal at all
latitudes with some degraded conditions expected at high latitudes.
Aurora sightings possible from southern Australian regions should
geomagnetic activity persist into local night-time hours.

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