6 April 2017 - bulletin 168

Updated at 2120 GMT
Latest warning for 15S


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Ernie / 15S
Warning 02 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 14.5S 110.5E
Location 511 miles NNW of Learmonth, Australia
Movement 195° (SSW) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 25 to 45 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Ernie will move southsouthwest, later west. The cyclone will intensify to 65 knots, before weakening again.

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