24 April 2017 - bulletin 214

Updated at 2100 GMT
First warning for 03W


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical depression 03W
Warning 01 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 12.4N 136.4E
Location 201 miles NNW of Yap
Movement 270° (W) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 25 knots gusting to 35 knots
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 7 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

03W has formed and will move westnorthwest, whilst intensifying to 45 knots. The system will then later veer northeast and weaken rapidly. This system will not last for much longer than about 72 hours.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 2100 GMT
System 93W is now 03W

SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 97P
Position 9.3S 134.9E
Location 300 miles ENE of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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