Sea surface temperatures over the eastern equatorial Pacific remained warmer than normal in the past month. According to forecasts by a number of climate models around the world, the central to eastern equatorial Pacific is likely to warm in the next few months with increasing chance of El Niño development.
(Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA)
Figure 1 Sea surface temperature anomalies of 5 March - 1 April 2017 in degree Celsius.
||The next update will be available in the latter half of May 2017.