12 March 2018 - bulletin 184

Updated at 1510 GMT
First warning for 13P
Disturbance update


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 13P
Warning 01 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 15.7S 159.9E
Location 497 miles WNW of Port Vila, Vanuatu
Movement 180° (S) at 12 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 100 to 135 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 11 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

13P has formed in the Coral Sea and will move south, later southwest. The storm will intensify to 50 knots before adverse conditions prompt its demise, within four days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT yesterday

System 99S
Position 13.2S 66.5E
Location 500 miles SW of Diego Garcia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT yesterday
System 90B
Position 1.7N 81.4E
Location 325 miles S of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1500 GMT
System 90P is now 13P

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