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Tropical Cyclone KATE : BoM Warnings
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0033 UTC 22 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Developing tropical low with a central pressure of 1002 hectopascals located at
220000 UTC near 10.7 south 143.5 east, and moving east at 5 knots. Position
poor.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 30 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots, increasing to 35/40 knots in 18 to 24 hours time. 

Seas rising very rough. 

Forecast position at 221200 UTC 11.0 south and 144.9 east with central pressure
1000 hPa and maximum winds to 30 knots. 

Forecast position at 230000UTC 11.0 south and 145.5 east with central pressure
998 hPa and maximum winds to 40 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0623 UTC 22 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Developing tropical low with a central pressure of 1000 hectopascals located at
220600 UTC near 11.2 south 144.2 east, and moving east at 5 knots. Position
fair. Low may develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 18 hours.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots, increasing to 35/45 knots in 12 to 18 hours time. 

Seas rising very rough. 

Forecast position at 221800 UTC 11.4 south and 145.1 east with central pressure
995 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 

Forecast position at 230600UTC 11.4 south and 145.8 east with central pressure
987 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 1240 UTC 22 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Developing tropical low with a central pressure of 1000 hectopascals located at
221200 UTC near 10.8 south 144.5 east and near stationary. Position fair. Low
may develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 24 hours.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots increasing to 35/45 knots in 12 to 24 hours time. 

Seas rising very rough. 

Forecast position at 230000 UTC 11.0 south and 145.0 east with central pressure
995 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 

Forecast position at 231200 UTC 11.2 south and 145.5 east with central pressure
987 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 1809 UTC 22 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 995 hectopascals located at
221800 UTC near 10.8 south 144.5 east and near stationary. Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/40 knots with maximum winds increasing to 50 knots in 24
hours time. 

Seas rising very rough. 

Forecast position at 230600 UTC 10.8 south and 145.0 east with central pressure
990 hPa and maximum winds to 45 knots. 

Forecast position at 231800 UTC 11.3 south and 145.7 east with central pressure
985 hPa and maximum winds to 50 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0017 UTC 23 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 992 hectopascals located at
230000 UTC near 11.0 south 145.0 east and moving east-southeast at 4 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/40 knots initially within 60 nautical miles of the centre,
expanding to 80 nautical miles over the next 24 hours. Maximum winds increasing
to 55 knots near the centre over the next 24 hours. 

Seas rising very rough to high. 

Forecast position at 231200 UTC 11.3 south and 146.4 east with central pressure
987 hPa and maximum winds to 50 knots. 

Forecast position at 240000 UTC 11.7 south and 146.7 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 0623 UTC 23 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 985 hectopascals located at
230600 UTC near 11.3 south 146.4 east and moving east-southeast at 9 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 40/45 knots within 80 nautical miles of the centre and
increasing to 50 knots with 20nm of centre. Maximum winds increasing to 55 to 60
knots near the centre over the next 24 hours. 

Seas rising very rough to high. 

Forecast position at 231800 UTC 11.9 south and 147.8 east with central pressure
980 hPa and maximum winds to 55 knots. 

Forecast position at 240600 UTC 12.5 south and 148.8 east with central pressure
975 hPa and maximum winds to 60 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1204 UTC 23 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 985 hectopascals located at
231200 UTC near 11.3 south 147.4 east and moving east at 10 knots. Position
fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 35/45 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre and
increasing to 50 knots with 20nm of centre. Maximum winds increasing to 55 to 60
knots near the centre over the next 24 hours. 

Seas rising very rough to high. 

Forecast position at 240000 UTC 11.3 south and 149.0 east with central pressure
980 hPa and maximum winds to 55 knots. 

Forecast position at 241200 UTC 11.2 south and 149.5 east with central pressure
975 hPa and maximum winds to 60 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1644 UTC 23 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 990 hectopascals was relocated
at 231600 UTC near 11.5 south 146.4 east and now moving very slowly east. 
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 30/40 knots. Maximum winds may increase to 50 knots near the
centre over the next 24 hours. 

Seas rising very rough to high. 

Forecast position at 240000 UTC 11.5 south and 147.0 east with central pressure
988 hPa and maximum winds to 45 knots. 

Forecast position at 241200 UTC 11.5 south and 147.5 east with central pressure
985 hPa and maximum winds to 50 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1817 UTC 23 February 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 990 hectopascals was located at
231800 UTC near 12.0 south 147.5 east and moving towards the ESE at 7 knots. 
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 30/40 knots. Maximum winds may increase to 50 knots near the
centre over the next 24 hours. 

Seas rising very rough. 

Forecast position at 240600 UTC 12.3 south and 147.8 east with central pressure
988 hPa and maximum winds to 45 knots. 

Forecast position at 241800 UTC 12.6 south and 148.5 east with central pressure
985 hPa and maximum winds to 50 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0037 UTC 24 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 995 hectopascals was located
at 24000 UTC near 11.3 south 146.5 east and near stationary.  Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre in the eastern semi-circle. 

FORECAST
NW/NE winds to 35 knots. Rough seas. 

Forecast position at 241200 UTC 12.0 south and 147.0 east with central pressure
995 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 

Forecast position at 250000 UTC 12.0 south and 148.0 east with central pressure
995 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0646 UTC 24 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 997 hectopascals was located
at 240600 UTC near 11.0 south 145.9 east and near stationary.  Position good. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre in the southern semi-circle. 

FORECAST
SE/NE winds to 35 knots. Rough seas. 

Forecast position at 241800 UTC 10.9 south and 145.8 east with central pressure
997 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 

Forecast position at 250600 UTC 10.7 south and 145.8 east with central pressure
997 hPa and maximum winds to 35 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1025 UTC 24 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kate is now a weak tropical low with a central pressure of
999 hectopascals, located at 240800 UTC near 11.0 south 145.8 east and near
stationary.  

AREA AFFECTED
Nil. 

FORECAST
Winds associated with this system are no longer exceeding 34 knots. The system
will be closely monitored for signs of regeneration.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1843 UTC 24 February 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 998 hPa was located at
241800 UTC near 10.5 south and 146.0 east and is near stationary. Thunderstorms
have redeveloped near its centre and may produce gales in the southeastern
semicircle in 6 to 12 hours. 

AREA AFFECTED
within 60 nautical miles in the southeastern semicircle. 

FORECAST
Generally clockwise winds 20/30 knots though NE/SE winds increasing to 35 knots
in the southeastern semicircle.

Seas rising rough.

Little movement is expected over the next 24 hours and strong upper winds
blowing over the system should prevent further development in this period.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 2226 UTC 24 February 2006

FINAL GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kate with a central pressure of 999 hPa was located at
242200 UTC near 10.5 south and 146.3 east and is near stationary. 

AREA AFFECTED
Winds are no longer expected to exceed 33 knots within 60 nautical miles of the
centre.

FORECAST
Little movement is expected over the next 24 hours and strong upper winds
blowing over the system should prevent further development in this period.

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


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Document: tropical_cyclone_kate_bom_warnings.htm Updated: 2 May 2017