Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has planned two search areas in close proximity totalling about 46,713 square kilometres. The centre of the search areas lies approximately 2,312 kilometres north west of Perth.
According to the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC), up to 12 military aircraft, three civil aircraft and 13 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The weather forecast for today is 10 - 15 knot southerly winds with isolated showers, seas swells of 1 to 1.5 metres and visibility of five kilometres in showers.
Yesterday there were no sightings reported by search aircraft or objects recovered by ships.