6 April 2018 - bulletin 255

Updated at 1000 GMT
Latest warnings for 17P
Disturbance update


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Iris / 17P
Warning 29 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 19.4S 153.8E
Location 480 miles ESE of Cairns, Australia
Movement 045° (NE) at 1 knot
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 100 to 130 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 15 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Iris is expected to turn back northwest and dissipate within a day or two.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 91P
Position 14.4S 171.5E
Location 400 miles WNW of Nadi, Fiji
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is MEDIUM

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