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Bulletin 2018-04-16

on . Posted in Space Weather Bulletins

CURRENT SPACE WEATHER CONDITIONS: Solar activity is very low with background X-ray flux below B-class levels. The solar wind speed is between 300 - 310 km/s. Geomagnetic conditions are at quiet levels. Local HF working frequencies are elevated compared to the monthly average predicted values.

OUTLOOK: Solar activity is expected to remain very low with background X-ray flux below B-class levels. A tiny sunsport is visible on the Sun but poses no threat of any major solar flare activity. The solar wind speed is expected to be low. Geomagnetic conditions are expected to be quiet.

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