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Tropical Cyclone KARA : BoM Warnings
Season 2006-2007 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 TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0056UTC 25 MARCH 2007
 
GALE WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC a Tropical Low was located within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal three south [16.3S]
 longitude one hundred and seventeen decimal three east [117.3E]
Recent movement : west at 10 knots
Maximum winds   : 30 knots 
Central pressure: 998 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 30 knots near centre increasing to 40 knots by 0000 UTC 26
March 2007. Moderate to rough seas increasing to rough to very rough seas on a
rising swell.  

At 1200 UTC 25 March: Within 55 nautical miles of 16.7 south 116.0 east
                        Central pressure 994 hPa. 
                        Winds to 30 knots.
At 0000 UTC 26 March: Within 85 nautical miles of 17.0 south 114.9 east
                        Central pressure 988 hPa. 
                        Winds to 40 knots.

Next warning issued by 0700 UTC 25 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0650UTC 25 MARCH 2007
 
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0600 UTC Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal five south [16.5S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal eight east [116.8E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 35 knots 
Central pressure: 990 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 35 knots increasing to 55 knots within 40 nautical miles of
the centre by 0600 UTC 26 March 2007.
Rough to very rough seas on a moderate swell.  

At 1800 UTC 25 March: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.9 south 115.7 east
                        Central pressure 984 hPa. 
                        Winds to 45 knots.
At 0600 UTC 26 March: Within 90 nautical miles of 17.6 south 115.2 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa. 
                        Winds to 55 knots.

Next warning issued by 1300 UTC 25 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1240UTC 25 MARCH 2007
 
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1200 UTC Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal seven south [16.7S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal zero east [116.0E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots 
Central pressure: 978 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 50 knots increasing to 60 knots within 40 nautical miles of
the centre by 0600 UTC 26 March.
Rough to very rough seas on a moderate to heavy swell.  

At 0000 UTC 26 March: Within 60 nautical miles of 17.2 south 114.9 east
                        Central pressure 970 hPa. 
                        Winds to 55 knots.
At 1200 UTC 26 March: Within 90 nautical miles of 17.2 south 114.1 east
                        Central pressure 968 hPa. 
                        Winds to 60 knots.

Next warning issued by 1900 UTC 25 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1859UTC 25 MARCH 2007
 
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1800 UTC Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal nine south [16.9S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal nine east [115.9E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots 
Central pressure: 978 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 50 knots within 30 nautical miles of the centre increasing to
60 knots by 1200 UTC 26 March.
Rough to very rough seas on a moderate to heavy swell.  

At 0600 UTC 26 March: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.5 south 115.7 east
                        Central pressure 974 hPa. 
                        Winds to 55 knots.
At 1800 UTC 26 March: Within 70 nautical miles of 18.0 south 115.8 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa. 
                        Winds to 60 knots.

Next warning issued by 0100 UTC 26 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0049UTC 26 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal six south [17.6S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal four east [115.4E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 65 knots 
Central pressure: 966 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 65 knots increasing to 70 knots within 30 nautical miles of
the centre for a period from 1200 UTC 26 March.
Rough to very rough seas on a moderate to heavy swell.  

At 1200 UTC 26 March: Within 50 nautical miles of 18.2 south 115.0 east
                        Central pressure 962 hPa. 
                        Winds to 70 knots.
At 0000 UTC 27 March: Within 85 nautical miles of 18.7 south 115.2 east
                        Central pressure 970 hPa. 
                        Winds to 60 knots.

Next warning issued by 0700 UTC 26 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0645UTC 26 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0600 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 10 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal zero south [18.0S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal two east [115.2E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots 
Central pressure: 950 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 80 knots near the centre increasing to 90 knots for a period
overnight.

Within 15 nautical miles of centre : winds above 64 knots with very high to
phenomenal seas on a moderate swell.
Within 25 nautical miles of centre : winds above 48 knots with very rough to
high seas on a moderate swell.
Within 60 nautical miles of centre : winds above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 1800 UTC 26 March: Within 50 nautical miles of 18.7 south 115.1 east
                        Central pressure 938 hPa. 
                        Winds to 90 knots.
At 0600 UTC 27 March: Within 90 nautical miles of 19.2 south 115.6 east
                        Central pressure 958 hPa. 
                        Winds to 75 knots.

Next warning issued by 1300 UTC 26 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1242UTC 26 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1200 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal three south [18.3S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal three east [115.3E]
Recent movement : south southeast at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 85 knots 
Central pressure: 942 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 85 knots near the centre.

Within 15 nautical miles of centre : winds above 64 knots with very high to
phenomenal seas on a moderate swell.
Within 25 nautical miles of centre : winds above 48 knots with very rough to
high seas on a moderate swell.
Within 70 nautical miles of centre : winds above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 0000 UTC 27 March: Within 55 nautical miles of 18.9 south 115.7 east
                        Central pressure 950 hPa. 
                        Winds to 80 knots.
At 1200 UTC 27 March: Within 100 nautical miles of 19.7 south 116.4 east
                        Central pressure 967 hPa. 
                        Winds to 60 knots.

Next warning issued by 1900 UTC 26 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1912UTC 26 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1800 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal five south [18.5S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal zero east [116.0E]
Recent movement : east southeast at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 85 knots 
Central pressure: 942 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 55 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 85 knots near the centre easing to 60 knots by 1800 UTC 27
March 2007.

Within 15 nautical miles of centre until 1800 UTC 27 March 2007: winds above 64
knots with very high to phenomenal seas on a moderate swell.
Within 25 nautical miles of centre : winds above 48 knots with very rough to
high seas on a moderate swell.
Within 55 nautical miles of centre : winds above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 0600 UTC 27 March: Within 55 nautical miles of 18.9 south 116.9 east
                        Central pressure 952 hPa. 
                        Winds to 75 knots.
At 1800 UTC 27 March: Within 80 nautical miles of 19.3 south 117.9 east
                        Central pressure 968 hPa. 
                        Winds to 60 knots.

Next warning issued by 0100 UTC 27 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0037UTC 27 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal five south [18.5S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal eight east [116.8E]
Recent movement : east at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 85 knots 
Central pressure: 946 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 30 nautical miles of the centre in NE quadrants extending to within 60
nautical miles of the centre in SW quadrants.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 85 knots near the centre easing to 55 knots by 0000 UTC 28
March 2007.

Within 10 nautical miles of centre until 1800 UTC 27 March 2007: winds above 64
knots with very high to phenomenal seas on a moderate swell.
Within 20 nautical miles of centre : winds above 48 knots with very rough to
high seas on a moderate swell.
Within 30 nautical miles of the centre in NE quadrants extending to within 60
nautical miles of the centre in SW quadrants : winds above 34 knots with rough
to very rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 1200 UTC 27 March: Within 40 nautical miles of 18.6 south 117.7 east
                        Central pressure 962 hPa. 
                        Winds to 70 knots.
At 0000 UTC 28 March: Within 60 nautical miles of 18.8 south 118.4 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa. 
                        Winds to 55 knots.

Next warning issued by 0700 UTC 27 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0647UTC 27 MARCH 2007
 
HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0600 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal seven south [18.7S]
 longitude one hundred and eighteen decimal zero east [118.0E]
Recent movement : east southeast at 11 knots
Maximum winds   : 75 knots 
Central pressure: 958 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 75 knots near the centre easing to 35 knots by 0600 UTC 28
March 2007.

Within 10 nautical miles of centre until 1800 UTC 27 March 2007: winds above 64
knots with very high to phenomenal seas on a moderate swell.
Within 20 nautical miles of centre until 0000 UTC 28 March 2007: winds above 48
knots with very rough to high seas on a moderate swell.
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre: winds above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 1800 UTC 27 March: Within 45 nautical miles of 19.1 south 119.7 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa. 
                        Winds to 55 knots.
At 0600 UTC 28 March: Within 75 nautical miles of 19.6 south 121.1 east
                        Central pressure 992 hPa. 
                        Winds to 35 knots.

Next warning issued by 1300 UTC 27 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1303UTC 27 MARCH 2007
 
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1200 UTC Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal nine south [18.9S]
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal two east [119.2E]
Recent movement : east southeast at 11 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots 
Central pressure: 972 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 55 knots near the centre easing to 30 knots by 1200 UTC 28
March 2007.

Within 25 nautical miles of centre : winds above 48 knots with very rough to
high seas on a moderate swell.

Within 50 nautical miles of the centre : winds above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 0000 UTC 28 March: Within 60 nautical miles of 19.4 south 121.0 east
                        Central pressure 988 hPa. 
                        Winds to 45 knots.
At 1200 UTC 28 March: Within 90 nautical miles of 20.0 south 122.0 east
                        Central pressure 996 hPa. 
                        Winds to 30 knots.

Next warning issued by 1900 UTC 27 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1850UTC 27 MARCH 2007
 
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 1800 UTC Tropical Cyclone Kara was located within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude nineteen decimal four south [19.4S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal three east [120.3E]
Recent movement : east southeast at 11 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots 
Central pressure: 980 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 50 knots near the centre easing below 35 knots by 0600 UTC 28
March 2007.

Within 15 nautical miles of centre until 2100 UTC : winds above 48 knots with
very rough to high seas on a moderate swell.

Within 40 nautical miles of the centre until 0600 UTC: winds above 34 knots with
rough to very rough seas on a moderate swell.
  

At 0600 UTC 28 March: Within 60 nautical miles of 20.4 south 121.4 east         
                 
                      [inland]  
                      Central pressure 994 hPa. 
                      Winds to 30 knots.
At 1800 UTC 28 March: Within 90 nautical miles of 20.9 south 122.1 east
                      Central pressure 996 hPa. 
                      Winds to 25 knots.

Next warning issued by 0100 UTC 28 March 2007.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0047UTC 28 MARCH 2007
CANCELLATION OF
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR THE WESTERN AREA

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.

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kara was located over land within 20 nautical
miles of
 latitude nineteen decimal four south [19.4S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty one decimal three east [121.3E]
Recent movement : east at 10 knots
Maximum winds   : 25 knots 
Central pressure: 996 hPa.


AREA AFFECTED
Nil.
 

FORECAST
Gales are no longer expected.

No further warnings will be issued for this system.

WEATHER PERTH

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


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