5 March 2021 - bulletin 144

Issued at 0900 GMT
Latest warning for 22S, 24S and 23P
Detailed track information from JTWC
Local RSMC for both 22S and 23P is BOM Australia 
Local RSMC for 24S is La Reunion

Disturbance update


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Marian / 22S
Warning 15 from JTWC at 0300 GMT
Position 23.1S 94.6E
Location 1080 miles W of Learmonth, Australia
Movement 180° (S) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 90 to 175 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 20 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Tropical cyclone Habana / 24S
Warning 03 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 16.4S 75.5E
Location 585 miles SSE of Diego Garcia
Movement 080° (E) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 90 knots gusting to 110 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 50 to 75 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 10 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 28 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Niran / 23P
Warning 18 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 17.8S 156.8E
Location 584 miles WNW of Noumea, New Caledonia
Movement 120° (ESE) at 24 knots
Maximum sustained winds 115 knots gusting to 140 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 115 to 205 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 30 to 65 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses New Caledonia
Maximum significant wave height 40 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

New Caledonia warnings (in French)

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 91S 
Position 17.4S 43.1E
Location 274 miles WNW of Antananarivo, Madagascar
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW