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Tropical Cyclone JIM : BoM Warnings
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0042 UTC 27 January 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
A developing tropical low with a central pressure of 997 hectopascals located at
270000 UTC near Myrmidon Reef at 18.3 south 147.4 east and near stationary.
Position  Fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in the northern semicircle and 120
nautical miles of the centre in the southern semicircle.
FORECAST
Maximum winds to 30 knots near the centre increasing to 40 knots over the next
12 hours.

Elsewhere in the warning areas, clockwise winds at 20 to 30 knots increasing to
30 to 40 knots over the next 12 hours.  

Rough seas becoming very rough with increasing easterly and northwesterly swells

Forecast position at 271200UTC 18.1 degrees south and 147.7 degrees east with
central pressure 995 hPa and maximum winds to 40 knots. 

Forecast position at 280000UTC 18.4 degrees south and 148.9 degrees east with
central pressure 992 hPa and maximum winds to 45 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0032 UTC 28 January 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 990 hectopascals located at
280000 UTC near 17.3 south 149.5 east and moving north-northeast at 5 knots.
Position Good.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the cyclone centre in the southwest quadrant and 110
nautical miles in other quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds to 35/40 knots. Rough seas rising very rough to high during the
next 12 hours. Moderate to Heavy swells.

Winds increasing further to 45/50 knots early Sunday within 30 nautical miles of
centre. Seas becoming high to very high.

Forecast position at 281200UTC 17.3 degrees south and 150.7 degrees east with
central pressure 988 hPa and maximum winds to 45 knots. 

Forecast position at 290000UTC 17.0 degrees south and 152.5 degrees east with
central pressure 980 hPa and maximum winds to 55 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0709 UTC 28 January 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 985 hectopascals located at
280600 UTC near 17.3 south 151.1 east and moving east at 10 knots. Position
fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the cyclone centre in the southwest quadrant and 80
nautical miles in other quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds to 35/45 knots. Very rough seas rising high to very high during
the next 12 hours. Moderate to Heavy swells.

Winds increasing further to 55/60 knots early Sunday within 30 nautical miles of
centre. Seas very high and heavy swells.

Forecast position at 281800UTC 17.1 degrees south and 152.6 degrees east with
central pressure 975 hPa and maximum winds to 60 knots. 

Forecast position at 290600UTC 16.7 degrees south and 154.5 degrees east with
central pressure 965 hPa and maximum winds to 70 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1315 UTC 28 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 987 hectopascals located at
281200 UTC near 17.3 south 152.8 east and moving east at 15 knots. Position
fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the cyclone centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 50 nm of centre extending to 100 nm by
291200UTC. 

Very rough seas rising high to very high during the next 24 hours. Moderate to
heavy swells.

Forecast position at 290000UTC 17.1 south and 154.5 east with central pressure
980 hPa and maximum winds to 50 knots. 

Forecast position at 291200UTC 16.9 south and 156.5 east with central pressure
970 hPa and maximum winds to 65 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1842 UTC 28 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 984 hectopascals located at
281800 UTC near 17.0 south 153.3 east and moving east northeast at 8 knots.
Position fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the cyclone centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 100 nm of centre. Maximum winds to 50knots
near the centre gradually increasing to 65 knots over the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising high to very high during the next 24 hours. Moderate to
heavy swells.

Forecast position at 290600UTC 16.6 south and 154.9 east with central pressure
980 hPa and maximum winds to 55 knots. 

Forecast position at 291800UTC 16.8 south and 157.0 east with central pressure
970 hPa and maximum winds to 65 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0025 UTC 29 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 982 hectopascals located at
290000UTC near 16.6 south 154.4 east and moving east northeast at 10 knots.
Position fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the cyclone centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 100 nm of centre. Maximum winds to 50 knots
near the centre gradually increasing to 65 knots over the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising very high to phenomenal during the next 24 hours.
Moderate to heavy swells.

Forecast position at 291200UTC 16.4 south and 156.0 east with central pressure
975 hPa and maximum winds to 60 knots. 

Forecast position at 300000UTC 17.1 south and 158.7 east with central pressure
965 hPa and maximum winds to 70 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0702 UTC 29 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 975 hectopascals located at
290600 UTC near 16.7 south 155.5 east and moving east at 9 knots. Position fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 180 nautical miles of the cyclone centre in the northwest quadrant,
within 130 nautical miles of the cyclone centre in the other quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 130 nm of centre, extending out to 180 nm in
the northwest quadrant. Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre steadily
increasing to 80 knots over the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising very high to phenomenal near the centre during the next
24 hours. Moderate to heavy swells.

Forecast position at 291800UTC 16.9 south and 157.7 east with central pressure
960 hPa and maximum winds to 75 knots. 

Forecast position at 300600UTC 17.7 south and 160.2 east with central pressure
950 hPa and maximum winds to 80 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1217 UTC 29 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 975 hectopascals located at
291200 UTC near 16.2 south 156.6 east and moving east at 9 knots. Position fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the cyclone centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 130 nm of centre. Maximum winds to 60 knots
near the centre steadily increasing to 85 knots over the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising very high to phenomenal near the centre during the next
24 hours. 

Forecast position at 300000 UTC 16.7 south and 159.1 east with central pressure
960 hPa and maximum winds to 75 knots. 

Forecast position at 301200UTC 17.7 south and 161.8 east with central pressure
945 hPa and maximum winds to 85 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1812 UTC 29 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 970 hectopascals located
at 291800 UTC near 16.4 south 158.6 east and moving east at 20 knots. Position
fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the cyclone centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 130 nm of centre. Maximum winds to 65 knots
near the centre steadily increasing to 85 knots over the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising very high to phenomenal near the centre during the next
24 hours. 

Forecast position at 300600 UTC 17.4 south and 161.2 east with central pressure
960 hPa and maximum winds to 75 knots. 

Forecast position at 301800UTC 18.8 south and 163.8 east with central pressure
945 hPa and maximum winds to 85 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0008 UTC 30 January 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Jim with a central pressure of 970 hectopascals located
at 300000 UTC near 16.9 south 160.4 east and moving east southeast at 20 knots.
Position fair.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the cyclone centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 130 nm of centre. Clockwise winds 50/60 knots
within 50 nm of the centre. Clockwise winds greater than 65 knots within 25nm of
the centre and within 30nm of the centre in 18 to 24 hours. 

Maximum winds to 65 knots near the centre steadily increasing to 85 knots over
the next 24 hours.  

Very rough seas rising very high to phenomenal near the centre during the next
24 hours. 

Forecast position at 301200 UTC 18.0 south and 163.1 east with central pressure
960 hPa and maximum winds to 75 knots. 

Forecast position at 310000UTC 19.5 south and 165.5 east with central pressure
945 hPa and maximum winds to 85 knots. 
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Hurricane Warning 024 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 30/0714 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [955hPa] centre was located near 17.7 South 161.4 East at
300600 UTC.
Position poor.  
Repeat position 17.7S 161.4E at 300600 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 15 knots. 
Expect sustained winds of 80 knots close to the centre.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 130 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 19.5S and 164.3E at 301800 UTC
              and near 21.4S and 166.4E at 310600 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 023.
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Hurricane Warning 025 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 30/1310 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [955hPa] centre was located near 18.2 South 163.6 East at
301200 UTC.
Position poor.  
Repeat position 18.2S 163.6E at 301200 UTC.
Cyclone moving eastsoutheast at about 20 knots and expected to curve southeast
in the next 12 hours. 
Expect sustained winds of 80 knots close to the centre.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 130 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 20.8S 166.7E at 310000 UTC
              and near 22.9S 168.8E at 311200 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 024.
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Hurricane Warning 026 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 30/1919 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [955hPa] centre was located near 18.6 South 165.3 East at
301800 UTC.
Position poor.  
Repeat position 18.6S 165.3E at 301800 UTC.
Cyclone moving eastsoutheast at about 15 knots and expected to curve southeast
in the next 12 hours. 
Expect sustained winds of 80 knots close to the centre.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 120 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 20.6S 168.4E at 310600 UTC
              and near 22.6S 170.8E at 311800 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 025.
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Hurricane Warning 028 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 31/0103 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [955hPa] centre was located near 20.6 South 166.5 East at
310000 UTC.
Position fair.  
Repeat position 20.6S 166.5E at 310000 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 20 knots. 
Expect sustained winds of 80 knots close to the centre, decreasing to 70 knots
in the next 6 to 12 hours.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 120 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 22.8S 168.9E at 311200 UTC
              and near 24.9S 171.0E at 010000 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 027.
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Hurricane Warning 029 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 31/0714 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [955hPa] centre was located near 21.9 South 168.9 East at
310600 UTC.
Position poor.  
Repeat position 21.9S 168.9E at 310600 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 25 knots and expected to decelerate in the
next 12 to 18 hours to 15 knots. 
Expect sustained winds of 80 knots close to the centre, decreasing to 70 knots
in the next 6 hours.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 120 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 24.2S 171.0E at 311800 UTC
              and near 25.9S 172.6E at 010600 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 028.
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Hurricane Warning 030 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 31/1325 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [965hPa] centre was located near 22.9 South 170.2 East at
311200 UTC.
Position poor.  
Repeat position 22.9S 170.2E at 311200 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 16 knots and expected to decelerate further.
Cyclone weakening.
Expect sustained winds of 70 knots close to the centre, decreasing to 60 knots
in the next 6 to 12 hours.
Expect winds over 63 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre 
             over 47 knots within 50 nautical miles of the centre and
             over 33 knots within 120 nautical miles of the centre.
 
Forecast position near 25.2S 172.0E at 010000 UTC
              and near 26.9S 172.9E at 011200 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of centre are requested to send reports
every three hours. VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessesls Fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 029.
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Storm Warning 031 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 31/1917 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [980hPa] centre was located near 23.9 South
170.8 East at 311800 UTC.  
Position poor.  
Repeat position 23.9S 170.8E at 311800 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 15 knots and expected to decelerate
further.  
Cyclone weakening rapidly.
Expect sustained winds of 55 knots close to the centre decreasing to
45 knots in the next 12 hours. 
Expect winds over 47 knots within 50 miles of centre and 
             over 33 knots within 130 miles of centre. 

Forecast position near 26.4S 172.7W at 010600 UTC              
              and near 28.3S 173.2W at 011800 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of the centre are requested to
send reports every three hours to RSMC NADI and TCWC Wellington. For
RSMC Nadi: VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessels fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 030.
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Storm Warning 032 issued from RSMC NADI Jan 31/2209 UTC 2006 UTC.

**CORRECTION FORE FOPRECAST POSITIONS**
Tropical Cyclone JIM [980hPa] centre was relocated near 24.5 South
172.3 East at 312100 UTC.  
Position fair.  
Repeat position 24.5S 172.3E at 312100 UTC.
Cyclone moving southeast at about 15 knots and expected to decelerate
further.  
Cyclone weakening.
Expect sustained winds of 55 knots close to the centre decreasing to
45 knots in the next 12 hours. 
Expect winds over 47 knots within 50 miles of centre and 
             over 33 knots within 130 miles of centre. 

Forecast position near 26.3S 172.7E at 010600 UTC              
              and near 28.1S 173.7E at 011800 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of the centre are requested to
send reports every three hours to RSMC NADI and TCWC Wellington. For
RSMC Nadi: VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessels fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 031.
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Gale Warning 001 issued from RSMC NADI Feb 01/0100 UTC 2006 UTC.

Tropical Cyclone JIM [987hPa] centre was located near 26.4 South
173.1 East at 010000 UTC.  
Position fair.  
Repeat position 26.4S 173.1E at 010000 UTC.
Cyclone moving south-southeast at about 20 knots and expected to
decelerate further.  
Cyclone weakening.
Expect sustained winds of 45 knots close to the centre decreasing to
40 knots in the next 6 to 12 hours. 

Expect winds over 33 knots within 150 miles of centre. 

Forecast position near 28.4S 173.9E at 011200 UTC              
              and near 29.8S 174.1E at 020000 UTC.

All vessels within 300 nautical miles of the centre are requested to
send reports every three hours to RSMC NADI and TCWC Wellington. For
RSMC Nadi: VOS reporting ships use normal channels. Other vessels fax
plus 679 6720190 or email naditcc at met dot gov dot fj.

This warning cancels and replaces warning 032.

FURTHER WARNINGS ON TC JIM WILL BE ISSUED BY WELLINGTON.

Tropical cyclone tracks developed by Michael Bath using operational warnings and advisories.


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