4 April 2018 - bulletin 251

Updated at 1500 GMT
Latest warnings for 17P


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Iris / 17P
Warning 22 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 19.5S 151.4E
Location 355 miles ESE of Cairns, Australia
Movement 100° (E) at 5 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 115 to 155 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 13 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Iris is expected to weaken from now onwards whilst moving southeast. The cyclone will dissipate within a day or two

Australian warnings
NONE

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