Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 11 March 2019
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 70 Issued at 2200Z on 11 Mar 2019
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 10/2100Z to 11/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 1 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (12 Mar, 13 Mar, 14 Mar).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 10/2100Z to 11/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 380 km/s at 10/2141Z. Total IMF reached 8 nT at 11/1741Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -4 nT at 11/0603Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 2179 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet to active levels on days one, two, and three (12 Mar, 13 Mar, 14 Mar).
III. Event probabilities 12 Mar-14 Mar
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 11 Mar 070
Predicted 12 Mar-14 Mar 070/070/070
90 Day Mean 11 Mar 071
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 10 Mar 003/003
Estimated Afr/Ap 11 Mar 008/010
Predicted Afr/Ap 12 Mar-14 Mar 010/015-011/020-009/012
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 12 Mar-14 Mar
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 15/15/15
Major-severe storm 05/05/05
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 30/30/30
Major-severe storm 35/35/35