9 April 2018 - bulletin 262

Updated at 0850 GMT
Latest warning for 19P
Disturbance update


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Keni / 19P
Warning 03 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 17.2S 172.6E
Location 248 miles E of Port Vila, Vanuatu
Movement 115° (ESE) at 13 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 13 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Keni will move eastsoutheast, later southeast, whilst intensifying to 70 knots. The storm will start to become extra-tropical after a day or so.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 17P
Position 14.1S 154.2E
Location 276 miles NE of Willis Island, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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