[ips-sf] SWS Summary Forecast for 05 December - issued 2337UT/04-Dec-2017 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
rwc at ips.gov.au
Tue Dec 5 10:37:24 EST 2017
Solar activity stayed at very low levels today (UT day 4 December).
There are no sunspots on the solar disk visible from the earth. Solar
wind stream is expected to first become and then stay strong for the
next three days (5 to 7 December) due to the effect of a coronal hole.
Very low levels of solar activity may be expected from 5 to 7
December. Geomagnetic activity mostly stayed at quiet to unsettled
levels across Aus/NZ regions today. Geomagnetic activity may rise to
minor storm and at times to major storm levels on 5 and 6 December.
Minor to moderate MUF depressions were observed today. Spread F and
Sporadic E blanketing were observed at several low and mid latitude
locations. Minor to moderate MUF depressions are likely to be observed
during the next three days (5 to 7 December).
Space Weather Services email: asfc at bom.gov.au
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Haymarket NSW 1240 AUSTRALIA FTP: ftp://ftp-out.sws.bom.gov.au
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