[ips-sf] IPS Summary Forecast for 14 January - issued 2331UT/13-Jan-2016 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Thu Jan 14 10:31:56 EST 2016

Solar flare activity was very low during 13 Jan UT and it is expected
to remain very low during the next 2 days. The background X ray flux
is gradually decreasing. A large filament (prominence) is located in
the north east quadrant of the visible solar disk. Coronal Hole 710
has crossed the solar meridian and may impact Earth during 17-18 Jan.
The Earth is currently immersed in fast solar wind fluctuating between
about 500 and 600 km/s. Geomagnetic conditions are expected to be
quiet to unsettled today, 14 Jan, and quiet during 15-16 Jan.
Conditions for HF radio wave propagation were strongly enhanced during
the first half of 13 Jan. They are expected to be near normal to
enhanced today, 14 Jan.

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