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Offline Paul D

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Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« on: 24 January 2011, 06:02:04 AM »
Newly formed TC off the coast in FNQ :-

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Queensland Region
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION BULLETIN
For 10:40 am EST on Sunday 23 January 2011
At 10 am EST Sunday, Tropical Cyclone Anthony (Category 1) with central
pressure 990 hPa was located
over the northwest Coral sea near latitude 15.5 south longitude 148.9 east,
which is about 370 km east northeast of Cairns and 145 km northwest of Willis
Is.

The cyclone is moving east at about 24 kilometres per hour.

TC Anthony will continue to move east away from the coast while slowly
intensifying during the next 24 to 48 hours. It poses no immediate threat to
the Queensland coast.

The next Information Bulletin will be issued by 5 pm EST today

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #1 on: 24 January 2011, 09:21:38 AM »
Better keep eye off Qld coast next 7 days because the conditions is incredibly unstable out there and expected up to 3 cyclones in one week!


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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #2 on: 30 January 2011, 05:22:07 PM »
Now looks like Andrew is making a beeline pretty much dead on course for Townsville to hit tomorrow night on the latest forecast map. Luckily it looks like being a weak Cat 2 now as earlier forecasts had it as Cat 3.

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #3 on: 30 January 2011, 06:06:05 PM »
Yep,and Fiji Met. Office are watching a tropical low near them at the moment with the BoM 4 day chart currently showing possibility of that coming Qld's way in the next few days                                                                     http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/charts/4day_col.shtml

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #4 on: 31 January 2011, 02:56:32 AM »
Latest Bom warning

IDQP0005
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this
warning.

TOP PRIORITY
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 10
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane
Issued at 7:51am EST on Sunday the 30th of January 2011

The Cyclone WARNING has been extended to coastal and island communities from
Cardwell to Proserpine.

The Cyclone WATCH for coastal and island communities between Innisfail and
Lucinda and Proserpine to St Lawrence has been CANCELLED.

At 7:00 am EST Tropical Cyclone Anthony, Category 1 was estimated to be
530 kilometres east northeast of Townsville and 445 kilometres northeast of
Bowen.

Tropical Cyclone Anthony is currently moving southwest and is expected to
continue moving in this direction. It may intensify as it approaches the
Queensland coast.

DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about coastal and island
communities close to the cyclone centre as it approaches the coast late tonight.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about coastal and island communities
between Cardwell and Proserpine late today.

As the cyclone crosses/approaches the coast abnormally high tides are expected
between Townsville and Bowen. Large waves are likely along the beachfront.

HEAVY RAINFALL with LOCAL FLOODING is expected to develop about the coast and
adjacent inland near and to the south of the cyclone, extending as far south as
Sarina, as it approaches and crosses the coast overnight Sunday.

People between Lucinda and Proserpine should immediately commence or continue
preparations, especially securing boats and property.
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website [www.disaster.qld.gov.au]
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service [SES] on
132 500 [for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen trees on
buildings or roof damage].

People in remaining areas between Innisfail and St Lawrence, and adjacent inland
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website [www.disaster.qld.gov.au]
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service [SES] on
132 500 [for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen trees on
buildings or roof damage].


Details of Tropical Cyclone Anthony at 7:00 am EST:

.Centre located near...... 17.5 degrees South 151.5 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 30 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the southwest at 23 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 100 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ 1
.Central pressure......... 988 hectoPascals

Forcast Track maps for the 28th and latest today 7am

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #5 on: 31 January 2011, 06:15:47 AM »
Latest warning re TC Anthony courtesy of BoM Brisbane TCWC at 10.53 AM AEST Jan 2011                                                                                      
IDQP0005
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: Transmitters serving the area between Cardwell and Sarina and adjacent
inland areas are requested to USE the Standard Emergency Warning Signal before
broadcasting the following warning.


TOP PRIORITY
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 11
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane
Issued at 10:54am EST on Sunday the 30th of January 2011

The Cyclone WARNING has been extended to coastal and island communities from
Cardwell to Sarina.

At 10:00 am EST Tropical Cyclone Anthony, Category 1 was estimated to be
440 kilometres east northeast of Townsville and 335 kilometres northeast of
Bowen.

Tropical Cyclone Anthony is currently moving southwest and is expected to
continue moving in this direction. It is likely to intensify slightly as it
approaches the Queensland coast.

DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about coastal and island
communities close to the cyclone centre as it approaches the coast late tonight.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about island communities this
afternoon, developing over coastal parts between Cardwell and Sarina late today
and overnight.

As the cyclone crosses/approaches the coast abnormally high tides are expected
between Townsville and Bowen. Large waves are likely along the beachfront
between Townsville and Sarina.

HEAVY RAINFALL with LOCAL FLOODING is expected to develop about the coast and
adjacent inland near and to the south of the cyclone, extending as far south as
Sarina, overnight and continuing through Monday.

People between Cardwell and Sarina should complete preparations quickly and be
prepared to shelter in a safe place.
- Boats and outside property should be secured
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website [www.disaster.qld.gov.au]
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service [SES] on
132 500 [for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen trees on
buildings or roof damage].


Details of Tropical Cyclone Anthony at 10:00 am EST:

.Centre located near...... 18.3 degrees South 150.9 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 55 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the southwest at 27 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 120 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ 1
.Central pressure......... 988 hectoPascals


Please ensure that neighbours have heard and understood this message,
particularly new arrivals or those who may not fully understand English.

The next advice will be issued by 2:00 pm EST Sunday 30 January.


This warning is also available through TV and Radio Broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #6 on: 31 January 2011, 09:08:12 AM »
TC Anthony has intensified to severity category 2 as at 1.54 PM AEST 30/01/IDQP0005 ,courtesy BoM Brisbane TCWC
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: Transmitters serving the area between Cardwell and Sarina and adjacent
inland areas are requested to USE the Standard Emergency Warning Signal before
broadcasting the following warning.


TOP PRIORITY
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 12
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane
Issued at 1:44pm EST on Sunday the 30th of January 2011

A Cyclone WARNING is now current for coastal and island communities from
Cardwell to Sarina.

At 1:00 pm EST Tropical Cyclone Anthony, Category 2 was estimated to be
360 kilometres east of Townsville and 245 kilometres east northeast of Bowen.

Tropical Cyclone Anthony is currently moving southwest and is expected to
continue moving in this direction. It is slowly intensifying as it approaches
the Queensland coast.

DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about coastal and island
communities close to the cyclone centre as it approaches the coast late tonight.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about island communities this
afternoon and over coastal parts between Cardwell and Sarina this evening and
continuing overnight.

As the cyclone approaches and crosses the coast abnormally high tides are
expected between Townsville and Bowen. Large waves are likely along the
beachfront between Townsville and Sarina.

HEAVY RAINFALL with FLOODING is expected to develop about the coast and adjacent
inland near and to the south of the cyclone, extending as far south as Sarina,
overnight and continuing on Monday.

People between Cardwell and Sarina should complete preparations quickly and be
prepared to shelter in a safe place.
- Boats and outside property should be secured
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website [www.disaster.qld.gov.au]
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service [SES] on
132 500 [for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen trees on
buildings or roof damage].


Details of Tropical Cyclone Anthony at 1:00 pm EST:

.Centre located near...... 18.8 degrees South 150.2 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 55 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the southwest at 33 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 130 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ 2
.Central pressure......... 988 hectoPascals


Please ensure that neighbours have heard and understood this message,
particularly new arrivals or those who may not fully understand English.

The next advice will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Sunday 30 January.


This warning is also available through TV and Radio Broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 212.  The Bureau and the State
Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #7 on: 31 January 2011, 11:53:15 AM »
TC Anthony predicted to cross Qld. coast between Ayr and Bowen late tonight.                                                                                                                                        IDQP0005
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: Transmitters serving the area between Cardwell and Sarina and adjacent
inland areas are requested to USE the Standard Emergency Warning Signal before
broadcasting the following warning.


TOP PRIORITY
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 13
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane
Issued at 4:38pm EST on Sunday the 30th of January 2011

The Cyclone WARNING is now current for coastal and island communities from
Lucinda to Sarina.

The Cyclone WARNING from Cardwell to Lucinda has been cancelled.

At 4:00 pm EST Tropical Cyclone Anthony, Category 2 was estimated to be
280 kilometres east of Townsville and 160 kilometres northeast of Bowen.

Tropical Cyclone Anthony is currently moving southwest towards the southern
Herbert and Lower Burdekin coast. The system is forecast to cross the coast
between Ayr and Bowen late tonight.

DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS are expected to develop about coastal and island
communities close to the cyclone centre as it approaches the coast late tonight.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS have occurred about island communities this afternoon, and
are forecast to develop over coastal parts between Lucinda and Sarina.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected between Ayr and Bowen. LARGE WAVES are likely
along the beachfront between Townsville and Sarina.

HEAVY RAINFALL with FLOODING is developing about the coast and adjacent inland
near and to the south of the cyclone, extending as far south as Sarina.

- People in the path of the cyclone should stay calm and remain in a secure
shelter when destructive winds occur.
- Do not venture outside if you find yourself in the eye of the cyclone -
destructive winds from a different direction could resume at any time.
- Heed the advice and follow the instructions of Police, Emergency Services
personnel and local authorities.
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland State Emergency Service [SES] on
132 500.


Details of Tropical Cyclone Anthony at 4:00 pm EST:

.Centre located near...... 19.2 degrees South 149.5 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 55 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the west southwest at 29 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 130 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ 2
.Central pressure......... 988 hectoPascals


Please ensure that neighbours have heard and understood this message,
particularly new arrivals or those who may not fully understand English.

The next advice will be issued by 6:00 pm EST Sunday 30 January.


This warning is also available through TV and Radio Broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #8 on: 01 February 2011, 06:53:35 AM »

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Re: Tropical Cyclone Anthony: Jan 2011
« Reply #9 on: 06 February 2011, 09:39:52 AM »
This link provides a great overview of the satellite features of TC Anthony

http://www.theweatherchaser.com/videos/201101-tropical-cyclone-anthony
Location: Mcleans Ridges, NSW Northern Rivers
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Contact: Michael Bath