[ips-sf] IPS Summary Forecast for 21 May - issued 2327UT/20-May-2016 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat May 21 09:27:53 EST 2016

Solar X-ray flare activity was very low during 20 May UT and it is
expected to be very low with a fair chance of weak C class flares
during the next 3 days. The frontal disturbance ahead of fast solar
wind emanating from Coronal Hole 735 proved to be weak. No major solar
wind disturbances are expected to arrive at Earth during the next 3
days and geomagnetic conditions are expected to be quiet to unsettled.
The solar wind speed is currently about 430 km/s. The southward
component of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field (IMF) has been
predominantly northward. Conditions for HF radio wave propagation are
expected to be mildly depressed during the next 2-3 days.

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