4 April 2018 - bulletin 252

Updated at 2210 GMT
Latest warnings for 17P


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Iris / 17P
Warning 23 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 19.7S 151.7E
Location 376 miles ESE of Cairns, Australia
Movement 125° (ESE) at 3 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 85 to 125 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 14 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

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

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