[ips-sf] SWS Summary Forecast for 17 September - issued 2329UT/16-Sep-2016 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat Sep 17 09:29:26 EST 2016

Solar flare activity was very low during 16 September UT and is
expected to remain very low today, 17 September. There is a small
chance of a weak C class flare during the next 2 days. Active Region
2592 produced the largest flare of the day, a long duration B 2.9
event peaking at 12:21 UT. The weak CME associated with this event is
not Earthward directed. Coronal Holes 760 and 761 will become
geoeffective during 17-19 September. Geomagnetic conditions were quiet
during 16 September and they are expected to be quiet today, 17
September UT. They may become unsettled to active if CH 760 and CH 761
become geoeffective late today. Conditions for HF radio wave
propagation were mildly depressed to near normal in the Australian
region during 17 September UT. Conditions for HF propagation are
expected to be similar today, 17 September.

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