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Tropical Cyclone MONICA : BoM Warnings
Season 2005-2006 Summaries (Operational Data): [AU] [SIO] [SPAC] [SH]
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1929 UTC 16 April 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA 

SITUATION
A developing tropical low with a central pressure of 1000 hectopascals is
expected to be centred at 170000 UTC near 12.5 south 150.0 east south-west at 8
knots. Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nm of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 25 to 33 knots near the centre increasing to 40 knots within the
next 12 hours. Seas rising to very rough. 

Forecast position at 171200 UTC near 13.2 south 148.5 east with central pressure
dropping to 995 hpa. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0050 UTC 17 April 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA 

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 995 hectopascals has
developed near 12.4 south 150.0 east at 170000 UTC moving southwest at 7 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 30 to 40 knots increasing to 50 knots near the centre within the
next 24 hours. Seas rising to very rough. 

Forecast position
171200 UTC near 13.0 south 147.7 east with central pressure 990 hPa and
180000 UTC near 12.4 south 146.7 east with central pressure 985 hpa. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0724 UTC 17 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA 

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 995 hectopascals was centred
near 12.5 south 149.6 east at 170600 UTC moving southwest about 6 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 34 to 40 knots increasing to 65 knots near the centre within the
next 24 hours. Seas rising to very rough. 

Forecast position
171800 UTC near 12.9 south 148.0 east with central pressure 975 hPa and maximum
winds to 55 knots
180600 UTC near 12.8 south 146.3 east with central pressure 970 hpa and maximum
winds to 65 knots near the centre. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1245 UTC 17 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA 

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 990 hectopascals was centred
near 12.6 south 149.4 east at 171200 UTC moving west-southwest about 5 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 34 to 45 knots increasing to 65 knots near the centre within the
next 24 hours. Seas rising to very rough to high. 

Forecast position
180000 UTC near 12.5 south 147.6 east with central pressure 980 hPa and maximum
winds to 55 knots
181200 UTC near 12.4 south 145.8 east with central pressure 970 hpa and maximum
winds to 65 knots near the centre. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1809 UTC 17 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA 

SITUATION
Tropical cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 985 hectopascals was centred
near 12.6 south 148.5 east at 171800 UTC moving west about 7 knots. Position
fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre. 

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 50 knots increasing to 65 knots near the centre within the next
18-24 hours. Seas rising to high to very high. 

Forecast position
180600 UTC near 12.6 south 146.8 east with central pressure 975 hPa and maximum
winds to 60 knots
181800 UTC near 12.8 south 144.9 east with central pressure 970 hpa and maximum
winds to 65 knots near the centre. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0102 UTC 18 April 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 980 hectopascals centred at
0000 UTC near 12.9 south 147.8 east moving WSW at 7 knots. Position fair.
Cyclone expected to intensify. 
AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre
FORECAST
Clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 220 nm of the centre on the
southern sector and to 170 nm in the northern sector. 
Maximum winds near the centre to 85 knots. 
Seas rising high to very high on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions

At 18 1200 UTC 12.9 S 146.0 E with central pressure 965 hPa with central
pressure 965 hpa and maximum winds near the centre to 95 knots. 

At 19 0000 UTC 13.1 S 143.8 E with central pressure 950 hPa with maximum winds
to 115 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0720 UTC 18 April 2006

STORM WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 975 hectopascals centred at
0600 UTC near 13.5 south 146.6 east moving WSW at 12 knots. Position good. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 120 nm of the centre in the
southern sector and within 80 nm in the northern sector. 
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre. 
High to very high seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 18 1800 UTC near 13.6 S 144.6 E with central pressure 960 hPa with maximum
winds near the centre to 75 knots. 

At 19 0600 UTC near 13.9 S 142.4 E with central pressure 980 hPa with maximum
winds near the centre to 55 knots.  
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1310 UTC 18 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 970 hectopascals
centred at 1200 UTC near 13.0 south 145.6 east moving west at 10 knots. Position
good. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 120 nm of the centre. 
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre. 
High to very high seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 190000 UTC near 13.0 S 143.6 E with central pressure 960 hPa and maximum
winds near the centre to 85 knots. 

At 191200 UTC overland near 13.0 S 141.9 E with central pressure 985 hPa and
maximum winds near the centre to 50 knots. 

Monica is expected to move west over the Gulf of Carpentaria and reintensify
during the following 24 hours. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1814 UTC 18 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 965 hectopascals
centred at 1800 UTC near 12.9 south 144.8 east moving west at 8 knots. Position
fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 120 nm of the centre. 
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre. 
High to very high seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 190600 UTC overland near 13.0 S 142.9 E with central pressure 970 hPa and
maximum winds near the centre to 65 knots. 

At 191800 UTC in the Gulf of Carpentaria near 13.2 S 141.2 E with central
pressure 980 hPa and maximum winds near the centre to 55 knots. 

Monica is expected to move west over the Gulf of Carpentaria and reintensify
during the following 24 hours. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0051 UTC 19 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 960 hectopascals
centred at 190000 UTC near 12.9 south 144.3 east moving south west at 6 knots.
Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 120 nm of the centre. 
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre. 
High to very high seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 191200 UTC overland near 13.1 S 142.6 E with central pressure 980 hPa and
maximum winds near the centre to 55 knots. 

At 200000 UTC in the Gulf of Carpentaria near 13.1 S 140.7 E with central
pressure 980 hPa and maximum winds near the centre to 55 knots. 

Monica is expected to move west over the Gulf of Carpentaria and reintensify
during the following 24 hours. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 0650 UTC 19 April 2006

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 960 hectopascals
centred at 190600 UTC near 13.1 south 143.4 east moving west southwest at 8
knots. Position fair. 

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nm of the centre.

FORECAST
Mostly clockwise winds greater than 34 knots within 120 nm of the centre. 
Maximum winds to 75 knots near the centre. 
High to very high seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 191800 UTC overland near 13.4 S 141.7 E with central pressure 980 hPa and
maximum winds near the centre to 55 knots. 

At 200600 UTC in the Gulf of Carpentaria near 13.3 S 140.2 E with central
pressure 970 hPa and maximum winds near the centre to 65 knots. 

Monica is expected to move west over the Gulf of Carpentaria during next 12
hours and reintensify in the Gulf of Carpentaria during the following 24 hours. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF
METEOROLOGY, BRISBANE 1336 UTC 19 April 2006

GALE WARNING FOR NORTH EASTERN AREA

SITUATION
Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica with a central pressure of 965 hectopascals
centred at 191200 UTC over Cape York Peninsula near 13.6 south 142.6 east moving
west southwest at 11 knots. Position good. 

AREA AFFECTED
12S 143E to 12S 145E to 14S 146E to 15S 145.3E to 14S 143.5E to 12S 143E.

FORECAST
NW to NE winds 34/45 knots decreasing below 34 knots during the next 12 hours. 
Very rough seas on heavy swells. 

Forecast positions 

At 201200 UTC in the Gulf of Carpentaria near 13.6 S 139.7 E. 

Monica is expected to continue to move west across the Gulf of Carpentaria
during the following 24 hours. 
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S138E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 19 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA 980HPA CENTRED OVER CAPE YORK PENINSULA
WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.7 S 142.0 E MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST AT 8 KNOTS. 
TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA WITHIN
THE NEXT 12 HOURS AND RE-INTENSIFY DURING THE FOLLOWING 24 HOURS.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 55 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 80 KNOTS WITHIN 24 HOURS. 
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.
 
0600 UTC 20 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.6 S 141.0 E 
                 970 HPA. WINDS TO 65 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 20 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.5 S 140.0 E         
                 950 HPA. WINDS TO 80 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:14S142E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0100 UTC 20 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.6 S
141.5 E MOVING WESTNORTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 985 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 70 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 50 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 80 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS. SEAS AND SWELL RISING VERY HIGH TO PHENOMENAL.
WINDS INCREASING ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 35 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY
ROUGH SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 70 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

1200 UTC 20 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.5 S 140.4 E.
                 970 HPA. WINDS TO 65 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.2 S 139.6 E.
                 955 HPA. WINDS TO 80 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:14S141E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0730 UTC 20 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

CORRECTED HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF 14.0 S
140.7 E MOVING WEST AT 7 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 980 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 55 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 80 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS INCREASING ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY
HIGH TO PHENOMENAL SEAS IN 6 HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

1800 UTC 20 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.8 S 139.7 E.
                 960 HPA. WINDS TO 75 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.5 S 139.0 E.
                 950 HPA. WINDS TO 80 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:14S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1330 UTC 20 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1200 UTC TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.8 S
140.4 E NEAR STATIONARY.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 980 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 55 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 85 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS INCREASING ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY
HIGH TO PHENOMENAL SEAS IN 6 HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

0000 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.5 S 139.8 E.
                 960 HPA. WINDS TO 75 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1200 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.0 S 139.3 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 85 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:14S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 20 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
13.6 S 140.2 E MOVING NORTHWEST AT 4 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 960 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 75 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 100 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY
ROUGH SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

0600 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.3 S 139.8 E.
                 950 HPA. WINDS TO 90 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.9 S 139.3 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0100 UTC 21 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
13.4 S 140.0 E MOVING SLOWLY NORTHNORTHWEST.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 960 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 75 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 100 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 45 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

1200 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.0 S 139.5 E.
                 950 HPA. WINDS TO 90 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.5 S 138.4 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0700 UTC 21 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
13.2 S 139.9 E MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWEST.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 950 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 90 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 110 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 45 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

1800 UTC 21 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.9 S 139.2 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 70 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.6 S 138.3 E.
                 930 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1330 UTC 21 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1200 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
13.1 S 139.7 E MOVING WESTNORTHWEST AT 2 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 945 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 110 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 95 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 110 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 100
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

0000 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.9 S 139.1 E.
                 940 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1200 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.7 S 138.4 E.
                 934 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S140E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 21 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.8 S 139.5 E MOVING NORTHWEST AT 3 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 945 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 110 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 95 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 110 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 110
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

0600 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.9 S 138.8 E.
                 940 HPA. WINDS TO 105 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 85 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.7 S 137.8 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S139E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0100 UTC 22 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.6 S 139.4 E MOVING SLOWLY NORTH NORTHWEST.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 945 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 120 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCREASING TO 115 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 100
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

1200 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.5 S 138.6 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.4 S 137.4 E.
                 930 HPA. WINDS TO 115 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S139E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0700 UTC 22 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

CORRECTED HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.4 S 139.2 E MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWEST.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 935 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 120 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 100
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

1800 UTC 22 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 45 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.9 S 138.4 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.7 S 137.1 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S139E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1330 UTC 22 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1200 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.1 S 138.7 E MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 925 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 120 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 120
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

0000 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 45 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.7 S 137.6 E.
                 925 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1200 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.5 S 136.1 E.
                 925 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S138E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 22 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.7 S 138.5 E MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 925 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 110 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE
SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 90 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 110
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

0600 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.5 S 137.2 E.
                 930 HPA. WINDS TO 115 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.5 S 135.7 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:11S138E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0100 UTC 23 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.4 S 138.0 E MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 925 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 80 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE, EXTENDING TO 120
NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHERN SEMICIRCLE, WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
MODERATE SWELL.

1200 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 45 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.3 S 136.4 E.
                 925 HPA. WINDS TO 120 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 65 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.4 S 134.4 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:11S137E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0700 UTC 23 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.4 S 137.4 E MOVING WEST AT 6 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 905 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 135 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

1800 UTC 23 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.3 S 135.7 E.
                 915 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.5 S 133.9 E.
                 915 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:11S137E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1330 UTC 23 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1200 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.3 S 136.7 E MOVING WEST AT 6 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 905 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 135 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

0000 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.3 S 134.9 E.
                 915 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1200 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.7 S 133.2 E.
                 915 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:11S136E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 23 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.3 S 135.8 E MOVING WEST AT 8 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 910 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 135 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

0600 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.6 S 134.1 E.
                 925 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.9 S 132.5 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:11S135E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0100 UTC 24 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.4 S 135.2 E MOVING WEST AT 6 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 915 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 135 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 35 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE SWELL.

1200 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF 11.7 S 133.4 E.
                 925 HPA. WINDS TO 125 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.2 S 131.6 E.
                 945 HPA. WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S134E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0730 UTC 24 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
11.7 S 134.4 E MOVING WESTSOUTHWEST AT 8 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 915 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 135 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 35 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SWELL.

1800 UTC 24 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.0 S 132.6 E.
                 935 HPA. WINDS TO 110 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.6 S 131.0 E.
                 950 HPA. WINDS TO 90 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:12S134E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1200 UTC 24 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

HURRICANE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1200 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 15 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.0 S 133.7 E MOVING WESTSOUTHWEST AT 7 KNOTS.  CENTRAL PRESSURE 935 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 100 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE DECEASING TO 60 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 64 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY HIGH TO
PHENOMENAL SEAS.
WINDS ABOVE 48 KNOTS WITHIN 35 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH VERY ROUGH TO HIGH
SEAS AND MODERATE HEAVY SWELL.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE HEAVY SWELL.

0000 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE OVER LAND WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.7S 132.2 E.
                 955 HPA. WINDS TO 80 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1200 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE OVER LAND WITHIN 75 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.0S 130.8 E.
                 975 HPA. WINDS TO 60 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S133E999:11:00
SECURITE

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 1930 UTC 24 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

GALE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 1800 UTC TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.7 S
132.7 E MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST AT 11 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 980 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE  SWELL.

0600 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.2 S 131.4 E.
                 985 HPA. WINDS TO 45 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
1800 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 85 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.8 S 130.0 E.
                 990 HPA. WINDS TO 35 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:2:24:13S131E999:11:00
PANPAN

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0130 UTC 25 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

STORM WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0000 UTC SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE MONICA ESTIMATED WITHIN 25 NAUTICAL MILES OF
12.6 S 131.4 E MOVING WEST AT 13 KNOTS. CENTRAL PRESSURE 990 HPA.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE.

FORECAST
SUSTAINED WINDS TO 35 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE INCEASING TO 55 KNOTS WITHIN 12 TO 24
HOURS.
WINDS ABOVE 34 KNOTS WITHIN 30 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE WITH ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SEAS AND MODERATE HEAVY SWELL.

1200 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.5 S 129.4 E.
                 988 HPA. WINDS TO 40 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0000 UTC 26 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 85 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.1 S 128.1 E.
                 980 HPA. WINDS TO 55 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
=========================================================================
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
NORTHERN TERRITORY
DARWIN REGIONAL FORECASTING CENTRE

40:2:1:24:12S131E999:11:00
SECURITE

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
ISSUED BY THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
ISSUED AT 0700 UTC 25 APRIL 2006

PLEASE BE AWARE
WIND GUSTS CAN BE A FURTHER 40 PERCENT STRONGER THAN THE AVERAGES GIVEN HERE,
AND MAXIMUM WAVES MAY BE UP TO TWICE THE HEIGHT. 

GALE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
AT 0600 UTC TROPICAL LOW 998 HPA CENTRED WITHIN 20 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.3 S
130.7 E MOVING WESTNORTHWEST AT 7 KNOTS. THE LOW MAY DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL
CYCLONE IN THE NEXT 12-24 HOURS.

AREA AFFECTED
WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE CENTRE

FORECAST
CLOCKWISE WINDS 20/25 KNOTS EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 30/40 KNOTS WITHIN 12-24
HOURS.  ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS AND RISING SWELL.

1800 UTC 25 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OF 12.5 S 129.3 E.
                 994 HPA. WINDS TO 30 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.
0600 UTC 26 APR: CENTRE WITHIN 85 NAUTICAL MILES OF 13.2 S 128.3 E.
                 988 HPA. WINDS TO 40 KNOTS NEAR CENTRE.

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


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