30 March 2018 - bulletin 235

Updated at 1000 GMT
Latest warning for 03W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
TYPHOON Jelawat / 03W
Warning 23 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 16.2N 138.1E
Location 388 miles NNW of Ulithi
Movement 055° (NE) at 8 knots
Maximum sustained winds 115 knots gusting to 140 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 100 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 34 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Jelawat will move northeast. The system will intensify to 120 knots before weakening and becoming extra-tropical.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 17P
Position 19.2S 154.1E
Location 502 miles N of Brisbane, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW
System 97P
Position 18.6S 171.5E
Location 189 miles E of Port Vila, Vanuatu
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 98W
Position 9.8N 153.9E
Location 188 miles NE of Chuuk
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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