1 April 2018 - bulletin 241

Updated at 0925 GMT
Latest warnings for 18P
Final warning for 03W
Disturbance update



NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Jelawat / 03W
Warning 31 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 19.8N 146.0E
Location 103 miles N of Pagan
Movement 055° (NE) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 90 to 140 miles to the north of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 15 feet
FINAL WARNING

Jelawat has ceased to be a tropical cyclone, and is now sub-tropical. As such, JTWC will not issue further warnings.

SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Josie / 18P
Warning 04 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 19.9N 177.2E
Location 128 miles SSW of Suva, Fiji
Movement 155° (SSE) at 4 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 30 to 65 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 15 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Josie will move southeast past the Fijian archipelago, and will not strengthen further. The system is exepcted to become subtropical, but below 35 knots after two days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 17P
Position 14.5S 148.4E
Location 210 miles NE of Cairns, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is MEDIUM

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