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Tropical Cyclone NICHOLAS : BoM Warnings
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 2052UTC 12 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 a Tropical Low was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal one south [15.1S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal four east [120.4E]
Recent movement : Near stationary
Maximum winds   : 30 knots
Central pressure: 988 hPa
The low may develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 24 hours.



AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.


FORECAST
Maximum winds to 30 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1800 UTC 13
February.

From 0600UTC 13 February winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of centre
with very rough seas and moderate swell.

From 1800UTC 13 February Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre
with very rough to high seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 13 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 15.1 south 120.6 east
                        Central pressure 984 hPa.
                        Winds to 35 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 13 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.4 south 120.8 east
                        Central pressure 974 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 13 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0104UTC 13 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal nine south [14.9S]
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal eight east [119.8E]
Recent movement :  west northwest at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0000 UTC 14
February with very rough seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Winds within 35 nautical miles increasing to above 47 knots with very rough seas
and moderate to heavy swell by 1200 UTC 13 February. 
Winds above 34 knots within 80 nautical miles of the centre increasing to within
90 nautical miles of the centre by 1200 UTC 13 February with rough to very rough
seas and moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 13 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.2 south 120.0 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 14 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 15.5 south 119.6 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 13 February 2008.
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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 13 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal four south [14.4S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal eight east [120.8E]
Recent movement : east northeast at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.


FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0600 UTC 14
February with very rough seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Winds within 35 nautical miles increasing to above 47 knots with very rough seas
and moderate to heavy swell after 1200 UTC 13 February. 
Winds within 90 nautical miles of the centre above 34 knots with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 13 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 14.8 south 121.0 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 14 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 15.4 south 121.0 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 13 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1250UTC 13 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal nine south [14.9S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty one decimal three east [121.3E]
Recent movement :  southeast at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa


AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.


FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1200 UTC 14
February.

Winds within 35 nautical miles increasing to above 47 knots with very rough seas
and moderate to heavy swell after 0600 UTC 14 February. 
Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 14 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.3 south 121.5 east
                        Central pressure 978 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 14 February: Within 75 nautical miles of 15.7 south 121.6 east
                        Central pressure 974 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 13 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1848UTC 13 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal three south [15.3S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty one decimal four east [121.4E]
Recent movement : south southeast at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles eastern quadrants, extending to 90 nautical miles in
western quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1800 UTC 14
February.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 14 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.0 south 121.4 east
                        Central pressure 980 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 14 February: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.6 south 121.2 east
                        Central pressure 976 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 14 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0035UTC 14 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 45 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal seven south [15.7S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty one decimal four east [121.4E]
Recent movement : south at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 90
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 14 February. After 1800 UTC
14 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 0000 UTC 15
February.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 14 February: Within 65 nautical miles of 16.0 south 121.3 east
                        Central pressure 980 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 15 February: Within 90 nautical miles of 16.3 south 121.2 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 14 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0635UTC 14 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 45 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal nine south [15.9S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal eight east [120.8E]
Recent movement : southwest at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 90
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 14 February. After 1800 UTC
14 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0600 UTC 15
February.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 14 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 16.1 south 120.6 east
                        Central pressure 972 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 15 February: Within 90 nautical miles of 16.4 south 120.4 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 14 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1255UTC 14 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 40 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal one south [16.1S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal five east [120.5E]
Recent movement : southwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 90
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 14 February. After 1800 UTC
14 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 1200 UTC 15
February.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
From 0000 UTC 15 February winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of
centre with very rough to high seas and heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 15 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.4 south 120.0 east
                        Central pressure 976 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 15 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 17.0 south 119.7 east
                        Central pressure 968 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 14 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1908UTC 14 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal two south [16.2S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal two east [120.2E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 90
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 15 February. After 1800 UTC
15 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 1800 UTC 15
February.

From 0600 UTC 15 February winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of
centre with very rough to high seas and heavy swell.

Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 15 February: Within 55 nautical miles of 16.5 south 119.8 east
                        Central pressure 974 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 15 February: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.1 south 119.3 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 15 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0059UTC 15 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal nine south [15.9S]
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal seven east [119.7E]
Recent movement : west at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 974 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 90
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 15 February. After 1800 UTC
15 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre increasing to 65 knots by 0000 UTC 16
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 15 February: Within 30 nautical miles of 16.3 south 119.0 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 16 February: Within 55 nautical miles of 16.9 south 118.6 east
                        Central pressure 960 hPa.
                        Winds to 65 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 15 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0646UTC 15 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal eight south [15.8S]
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal five east [119.5E]
Recent movement : west at 2 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 974 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 100
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 15 February. After 1800 UTC
15 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds above 34 knots with rough to very rough seas and moderate swell.
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre increasing to 60 knots by 0600 UTC 16
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 15 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.2 south 118.9 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 16 February: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.9 south 118.5 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 60 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 15 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1248UTC 15 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal two south [16.2S]
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal three east [119.3E]
Recent movement : southwest at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 974 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre in eastern quadrants, and within 100
nautical miles in western quadrants until 1800 UTC 15 February. After 1800 UTC
15 February within 90 nautical miles in all quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre increasing to 70 knots by 1200 UTC 16
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high seas by
0600 UTC 16 February.
Winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre increasing to 45
nautical miles of centre by 0600 UTC 16 February. Very rough to high seas and
moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remaining areas. Rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 16 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.7 south 118.8 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 60 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 16 February: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.7 south 118.5 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 15 February 2008.
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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 15 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal four south [16.4S]
 longitude one hundred and seventeen decimal eight east [117.8E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 9 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots
Central pressure: 966 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 55 knots near the centre increasing to 80 knots by 1800 UTC 16
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre by 0600 UTC 16 February.
Very high seas, heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high seas and
moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area. Very rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 16 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 17.3 south 116.8 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 16 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 18.1 south 116.3 east
                        Central pressure 944 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 16 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0039UTC 16 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal zero south [16.0S]
 longitude one hundred and eighteen decimal one east [118.1E]
Recent movement : west at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots
Central pressure: 966 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre, extending to 120 nautical miles in the
western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 55 knots near the centre increasing to 80 knots by 0000 UTC 17
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre by 1800 UTC 16 February
with very high to phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high seas and
moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area. Very rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 16 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.5 south 117.6 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 60 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 17 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 17.2 south 117.1 east
                        Central pressure 948 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 16 February 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0652UTC 16 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal eight south [16.8S]
 longitude one hundred and eighteen decimal one east [118.1E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 65 knots
Central pressure: 960 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 65 knots near the centre increasing to 80 knots by 0600 UTC 17
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 16 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 17.6 south 117.6 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 17 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 18.4 south 117.0 east
                        Central pressure 946 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 16 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1257UTC 16 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 25 nautical
miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal eight south [17.8S]
 longitude one hundred and seventeen decimal four east [117.4E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 956 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre increasing to 90 knots by 1200 UTC 17
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 17 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 18.9 south 116.4 east
                        Central pressure 944 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 17 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 19.9 south 115.7 east
                        Central pressure 932 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 16 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1842UTC 16 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical
miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal six south [17.6S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal nine east [116.9E]
Recent movement : west at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots
Central pressure: 944 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre increasing to 90 knots by 1800 UTC 17
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 17 February: Within 45 nautical miles of 18.1 south 116.4 east
                        Central pressure 942 hPa.
                        Winds to 85 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 17 February: Within 65 nautical miles of 18.9 south 115.5 east
                        Central pressure 932 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 17 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0108UTC 17 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 25 nautical
miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal nine south [17.9S]
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal four east [116.4E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots
Central pressure: 944 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre increasing to 90 knots by 0000 UTC 18
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 17 February: Within 55 nautical miles of 18.8 south 115.8 east
                        Central pressure 944 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 18 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 19.7 south 114.8 east
                        Central pressure 936 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 17 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0654UTC 17 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical
miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal three south [18.3S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal eight east [115.8E]
Recent movement : southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 956 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high seas and
heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 17 February: Within 55 nautical miles of 19.2 south 114.9 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 18 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 20.3 south 114.2 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 17 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1256UTC 17 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 30 nautical
miles of
 latitude eighteen decimal seven south [18.7S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal four east [115.4E]
Recent movement : southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 956 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 18 February: Within 55 nautical miles of 19.6 south 114.6 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 18 February: Within 80 nautical miles of 20.7 south 114.0 east
                        Central pressure 960 hPa.
                        Winds to 65 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 17 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1840UTC 17 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 25 nautical
miles of
 latitude nineteen decimal zero south [19.0S]
 longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal seven east [114.7E]
Recent movement : southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 956 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with high seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 18 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 20.0 south 113.9 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 18 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 20.8 south 113.6 east
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 18 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0048UTC 18 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical
miles of
 latitude nineteen decimal one south [19.1S]
 longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal four east [114.4E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 956 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nautical miles of the centre, decreasing to within 90 nautical miles
by 1200 UTC 18 February 2008.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre decreasing to 55 knots by 1200 UTC 19
February.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and heavy swell.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 18 February: Within 40 nautical miles of 20.2 south 113.8 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 19 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 21.2 south 113.3 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 18 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0659UTC 18 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude nineteen decimal eight south [19.8S]
 longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal one east [114.1E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 964 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 110 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre decreasing to 55 knots by 0600 UTC 19
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 18 February: Within 45 nautical miles of 20.8 south 113.6 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 60 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 19 February: Within 65 nautical miles of 21.8 south 113.3 east
                        Central pressure 970 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 18 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1254UTC 18 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty decimal four south [20.4S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal eight east [113.8E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 964 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre decreasing to 45 knots by 1200 UTC 19
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre until 1200UTC 19
February with high to very high seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 19 February: Within 40 nautical miles of 21.5 south 113.5 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 19 February: Within 70 nautical miles of 22.6 south 113.5 east
                        Central pressure 980 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1900 UTC 18 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1837UTC 18 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty decimal nine south [20.9S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal five east [113.5E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 964 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 110 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre decreasing to 45 knots by 1800 UTC 19
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 19 February: Within 40 nautical miles of 21.9 south 113.2 east
                        Central pressure 966 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 19 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 22.9 south 113.1 east
                        Central pressure 978 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 19 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 2150UTC 18 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 2100 UTC Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty decimal nine south [20.9S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal four east [113.4E]
Recent movement : south southwest at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 964 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 130 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre decreasing to 45 knots by 2100 UTC 19
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 70 nautical miles of centre with high to very high
seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0900 UTC 19 February: Within 40 nautical miles of 21.8 south 113.1 east
                        Central pressure 968 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 2100 UTC 19 February: Within 60 nautical miles of 22.6 south 113.0 east
                        Central pressure 980 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 19 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0103UTC 19 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty one decimal four south [21.4S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal four east [113.4E]
Recent movement : south at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 964 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 125 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre decreasing to 45 knots by 0000 UTC 20
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 45 nautical miles of centre until 0000 UTC 20
February with high to very high seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate to heavy swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 19 February: 
Within 40 nautical miles of 22.4 south 113.5 east
Central pressure 968 hPa.
Winds to 55 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 20 February: 
Within 65 nautical miles of 23.6 south 113.4 east
Central pressure 980 hPa.
Winds to 45 knots near centre.
REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.
Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 19 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0647UTC 19 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty one decimal nine south [21.9S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal four east [113.4E]
Recent movement : south at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots
Central pressure: 968 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 125 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 55 knots near the centre decreasing to 35 knots by 0600 UTC 20
February.
Winds above 48 knots within 35 nautical miles of centre until 0000UTC 20
February with high to very high seas and moderate to heavy swell.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots in remainder of area with very rough seas and
moderate to heavy swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 19 February: Within 40 nautical miles of 23.0 south 113.4 east
Central pressure 976 hPa.
Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 20 February: Within 65 nautical miles of 24.2 south 113.3 east
Central pressure 986 hPa.
Winds to 35 knots near centre.

REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 1300 UTC 19 February 2008.
=========================================================================
1200 UTC update not available
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1855UTC 19 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 1800 UTC Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty two decimal nine south [22.9S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal seven east [113.7E]
Recent movement : south at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 978 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre decreasing to 30 knots by 1800 UTC 20
February.
Clockwise winds above 34 knots easing to below 34 knots by 0600 UTC 20 February
with rough to very rough seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 20 February: Within 30 nautical miles of 24.3 south 113.7 east
                        Central pressure 988 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 20 February: Within 50 nautical miles of 25.3 south 114.1 east
                        Central pressure 992 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots near centre.
REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0100 UTC 20 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0104UTC 20 FEBRUARY 2008
 
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 Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty three decimal four south [23.4S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal six east [113.6E]
Recent movement : south at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 984 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Clockwise winds 30/40 knots easing to below 30 knots in northern quadrants by
0900 UTC 20 February with rough to very rough seas and moderate to heavy swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 20 February: 
Within 35 nautical miles of 24.7 south 113.9 east
Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        
At 0000 UTC 21 February: 
Within 55 nautical miles of 25.5 south 114.2 east
Central pressure 994 hPa.
                        
REMARKS
All ships in the area please send weather reports every three hours.
Regular weather observing ships use normal channels.
Other ships please use either email to [email protected] or fax to +61892632261
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 312.

Next warning will be issued by 0700 UTC 20 February 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0710UTC 20 FEBRUARY 2008
CANCELLATION
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 0600 UTC Ex-Tropical Cyclone Nicholas was centred within 24 nautical miles of
 latitude twenty four decimal five south [24.5S]
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal eight east [113.8E]
Recent movement : south at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 30 knots
Central pressure: 990 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
NIL

FORECAST
Gales are no longer expected around this system however gales may occur to the
southwest of this system. Please refer to Ocean Wind Warning 1 [IDW21100].  

REMARKS
Thank you to all ships that have sent extra weather observations in recent days.

No further warnings will be issued for this system.

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


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