[ips-sf] IPS Summary Forecast for 01 April - issued 2331UT/31-Mar-2016 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Fri Apr 1 10:31:44 EST 2016

The sunspot number is currently about 23. Active Region (AR) 2526
contains the only visible sunspot group. No solar flares were recorded
during 31 Mar UT. Coronal Hole (CH) 725 is located near the equator
and will shortly rotate into a geoeffective location. The frontal
disturbance ahead of fast wind emanating from this coronal hole may
arrive at Earth late today 1 Apr, and will continue to impact Earth
during 2-3 Apr. A minor storm (G1) is likely during 2-3 April.
Conditions may briefly reach the G2 level. Geomagnetic activity will
be mostly quiet before the arrival of the frontal disturbance.
Conditions for HF radio propagation are expected to be mildly
depressed today and depressed intervals may occur during 2-3 Apr.

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