28 March 2018 - bulletin 231

Updated at 2100 GMT
Latest warning for 03W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Jelawat / 03W
Warning 16 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 15.3N 135.3E
Location 385 miles NNW of Yap
Movement 335° (NNW) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 to 140 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 20 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Jelawat will move north, later northeast. The system will intensify to 90 knots before weakening.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 17P
Position 22.6S 159.3E
Location 400 miles W of Noumea, New Caledonia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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