29 January 2018 - bulletin 80

Updated at 2140 GMT
Latest warnings for 07S and 08P
Disturbance update


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Cebile / 07S
Warning 12 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 15.7S 80.8E
Location 710 miles SE of Diego Garcia
Movement 235° (SW) at 4 knots
Maximum sustained winds 100 knots gusting to 125 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 120 to 140 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 30 to 35 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 28 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Cebile is moving southwest and is weakening. However, the storm will soon restrengthen to 115 knots, before once again starting to weaken as it veers southeast.

Tropical cyclone Fehi / 08P
Warning 08 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 23.4S 163.9E
Location 145 miles WSW of Noumea, New Caledonia
Movement 165° (SSE) at 23 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 105 to 120 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses New Caledonia
Maximum significant wave height 20 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Fehi will move south. The storm will weaken before turning extra-tropical to the northwest of New Zealand.

New Caledonian warnings
An yellow alert is in force for New Caledonia, except for the far southeast of the territory.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 90S
Position 18.8S 123.8E
Location 105 miles ESE of Broome, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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