30 March 2018 - bulletin 237

Updated at 2145 GMT
Latest warning for 03W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
TYPHOON Jelawat / 03W
Warning 25 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 17.6N 140.0E
Location 332 miles W of Alamagan
Movement 045° (NE) at 12 knots
Maximum sustained winds 120 knots gusting to 145 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 85 to 145 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 20 to 45 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 42 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Jelawat will move northeast and has started to weaken. The system is expected to dissipate within four days or so. 

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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