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Tropical Cyclone BILLY : BoM Warnings
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0744 UTC 18 DECEMBER 2008

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 a Tropical Low was centred within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal one south [14.1S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal six east [128.6E]
Recent movement : southeast at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 30 knots
Central pressure: 997 hPa
The low is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 24
hours.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of centre.

FORECAST
From 1800 UTC winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 18 December: Within 55 nautical miles of 14.4 south 128.8 east
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 19 December: Within 85 nautical miles of 14.6 south 128.7 east
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 1330 UTC 18 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1300 UTC 18 DECEMBER 2008

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 1200 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal five south [14.5S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal eight east [128.8E]
Recent movement : southeast at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 993 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 45 knots by 0000 UTC 19
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough to very rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 19 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 14.7 south 128.8 east
                        Central pressure 989 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 19 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 15.0 south 128.5 east
                        Central pressure 992 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 knots near centre over land.

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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 1930 UTC 18 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1927 UTC 18 DECEMBER 2008

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal six south [14.6S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal eight east [128.8E]
Recent movement : south southeast at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 991 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough to very rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 19 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 15.0 south 128.5 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 992 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 19 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 15.0 south 127.8 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 995 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 0130 UTC 19 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 2230 UTC 18 DECEMBER 2008

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 FORCE WIND WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 2100 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal five south [14.5S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal eight east [128.8E]
Recent movement : near stationary
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 988 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre, increasing to 50 knots in the next 6
to 12 hours.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough to very rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 0900 UTC 19 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 14.8 south 128.3 east.
                        Central pressure 985 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 2100 UTC 19 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 14.8 south 127.4 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 995 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 0130 UTC 19 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0123 UTC 19 DECEMBER 2008

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 FORCE WIND WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal four south [14.4S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal eight east [128.8E]
Recent movement : slow moving
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 988 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre, increasing to 50 knots in the next 6
hours.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough to very rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 19 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 14.6 south 128.1 east.
                        Central pressure 987 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 20 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 14.7 south 127.1 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 998 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 0730 UTC 19 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0756 UTC 19 DECEMBER 2008

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 FORCE WIND WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 0600 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal five south [14.5S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal seven east [128.7E]
Recent movement : slow moving
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 983 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with rough to very rough
seas and moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 19 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 14.8 south 128.4 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 984 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 20 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 15.0 south 127.6 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 994 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 1330 UTC 19 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1316 UTC 19 DECEMBER 2008

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 FORCE WIND WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 1200 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal six south [14.6S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal six east [128.6E]
Recent movement : slow moving
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 982 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre easing to 30 knots by 1200 UTC 20
December as the cyclone weakens over land.
Winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant with rough to very rough seas and
moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 20 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 14.8 south 128.1 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 985 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 20 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 14.9 south 127.2 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 994 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 1930 UTC 19 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1904 UTC 19 DECEMBER 2008

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 FORCE WIND WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 1800 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fourteen decimal nine south [14.9S]
 longitude one hundred and twenty eight decimal one east [128.1E]
Recent movement : west southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 986 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre easing to 25 knots by 1800 UTC 20
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant with rough to very rough seas and
moderate northwest swell.  

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 20 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 15.1 south 127.5 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 997 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 20 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 15.4 south 126.7 east over
land.
                        Central pressure 1000 hPa.
                        Winds to 25 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 +6189203829
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212.

Next warning will be issued by 0130 UTC 20 December 2008.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING 

HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11 
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN 
Issued at 0153 UTC 20 DECEMBER 2008 

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 0000 UTC Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 25 nautical miles of 
latitude fourteen decimal nine south [14.9S] 
longitude one hundred and twenty seven decimal nine east [127.9E] 
Recent movement : west at 2 knots 
Maximum winds : 45 knots 
Central pressure: 990 hPa 

AREA AFFECTED 
Within 40 nautical miles of the centre. 

FORECAST 
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre easing to 25 knots by 0000 UTC 21 
December. 

Forecast positions 
At 1200 UTC 20 December: Within 55 nautical miles of 15.0 south 127.4 east over 
land. 
Central pressure 999 hPa. 
Winds to 30 knots near centre. 
At 0000 UTC 21 December: Within 85 nautical miles of 15.3 south 126.6 east over 
land. 
Central pressure 1002 hPa. 
Winds to 25 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 +6189203829 
or satellite to SAC 1241 through Land Earth Station Perth 212. 

Next warning will be issued by 0730 UTC 20 December 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 0101UTC 21 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal three south (15.3S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty five decimal nine east (125.9E)
Recent movement : west at 5 knot
Maximum winds   : 25 knots
Central pressure: 997 hPa
The low is expected to redevelop into a tropical cyclone in the next 24 to 36
hours as it moves over water.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 25 knots near the centre increasing to 30 knots by 0000 UTC 22
December.
From 0000 UTC 22 December winds 30 to 40 knots within 70 nautical miles of
centre, with moderate to rough seas and low to moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 21 December:Over land within 55 nautical miles of 15.3 south 125.2
east 
                        Central pressure 997 hPa.
                        Winds to 25 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 22 December: Near the coast within 85 nautical miles of 15.3 south
124.3 east
                        Central pressure 994 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 0700 UTC 21 December 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 0641UTC 21 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal three south (15.3S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty five decimal five east (125.5E)
Recent movement : west at 4 knot
Maximum winds   : 25 knots
Central pressure: 997 hPa
The low is expected to redevelop into a tropical cyclone in the next 18 to 24
hours as it moves over water.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 25 knots near the centre increasing to 40 knots by 0600 UTC 22
December.
From 0000 UTC 22 December winds 30 to 40 knots within 70 nautical miles of
centre, with moderate to rough seas and low to moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 21 December: Within 55 nautical miles of 15.3 south 124.7 east 
                        Central pressure 994 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 22 December: Within 85 nautical miles of 15.4 south 123.8 east
                        Central pressure 989 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 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 21 December 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 1236UTC 21 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Ex-Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal four south (15.4S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty five decimal two east (125.2E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 25 knots
Central pressure: 997 hPa
The low is expected to redevelop into a tropical cyclone in the next 18 to 24
hours as it moves over water.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 25 knots near the centre increasing to 45 knots by 1200 UTC 22
December.
From 0000 UTC 22 December clockwise winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical
miles of centre, with moderate to rough seas and low to moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 22 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 15.5 south 124.5 east 
                        Central pressure 994 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knot near centre.
At 1200 UTC 22 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 15.6 south 123.7 east
                        Central pressure 986 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 21 December 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 1915UTC 21 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Ex-Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal seven south (15.7S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty four decimal seven east (124.7E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 30 knots
Central pressure: 992 hPa
The low is expected to redevelop into a tropical cyclone in the next 12 hours
as it moves over water.

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 30 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1500 UTC 22
December.
From 0300 UTC 22 December clockwise winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical
miles of centre, with moderate to rough seas and low to moderate swell.
From 1500 UTC 22 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 22 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.1 south 123.6 east 
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 knot near centre.
At 1800 UTC 22 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 16.4 south 122.7 east
                        Central pressure 985 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 22 December 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 0051UTC 22 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal six south (15.6S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty four decimal three east (124.3E)
Recent movement : west at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 35 knots
Central pressure: 992 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 90 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 35 knots near the centre increasing to 60 knots by 0000 UTC 23
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 50 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 90 nautical miles in NW quadrant with moderate to rough seas and
moderate swell.
From 1200 UTC 22 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 22 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 15.8 south 123.4 east 
                        Central pressure 983 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 23 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 16.1 south 122.4 east
                        Central pressure 976 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 0700 UTC 22 December 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 0639UTC 22 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal six south (15.6S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty four decimal one east (124.1E)
Recent movement : west at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 35 knots
Central pressure: 991 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 35 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0600 UTC 23
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant with moderate to rough seas and
moderate swell.
From 1800 UTC 22 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 22 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 15.8 south 123.0 east 
                        Central pressure 983 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 23 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 16.4 south 122.0 east
                        Central pressure 980 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 22 December 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 1344UTC 22 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal one south (16.1S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty three decimal five east (123.5E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 989 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 35 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 1200 UTC 23
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 30 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 35 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant with moderate to rough seas and
moderate swell.
From 2100 UTC 22 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 23 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.5 south 122.3 east 
                        Central pressure 983 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 1200 UTC 23 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 17.3 south 121.2 east
                        Central pressure 980 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 22 December 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 1855UTC 22 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal six south (16.6S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty two decimal eight east (122.8E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 990 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 60 knots by 1800 UTC 23
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 80 nautical miles of centre with moderate to rough
seas and moderate swell.
From 0300 UTC 23 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 23 December: Within 55 nautical miles of 17.2 south 121.7 east 
                        Central pressure 985 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 1800 UTC 23 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 17.4 south 120.6 east
                        Central pressure 978 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 0100 UTC 23 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0047UTC 23 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 30 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal two south (17.2S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty two decimal two east (122.2E)
Recent movement : southwest at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 988 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0000 UTC 24
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical miles of centre with moderate to rough
seas and moderate swell.
From 1200 UTC 23 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 23 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 17.8 south 121.1 east 
                        Central pressure 981 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 24 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 17.8 south 119.9 east
                        Central pressure 978 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 23 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0645UTC 23 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal six south (17.6S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty one decimal two east (121.2E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 9 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 990 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 70 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 55 knots by 0600 UTC 24
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical miles of centre with moderate to rough
seas and moderate swell.
From 1800 UTC 23 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 23 December: Within 60 nautical miles of 17.9 south 119.5 east 
                        Central pressure 983 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 24 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 17.9 south 118.2 east
                        Central pressure 980 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 23 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1229UTC 23 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal eight south (17.8S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal eight east (120.8E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 987 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 55 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 50 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 60 knots by 1200 UTC 24
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical miles of centre with moderate to rough
seas and moderate swell.
From 2100 UTC 23 December winds above 48 knots within 20 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 24 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 17.8 south 119.7 east 
                        Central pressure 981 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knot near centre.
At 1200 UTC 24 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 17.8 south 118.3 east
                        Central pressure 974 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 1900 UTC 23 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1848UTC 23 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal nine south (17.9S)
 longitude one hundred and twenty decimal three east (120.3E)
Recent movement : west southwest at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 986 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 80 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre increasing to 60 knots by 1800 UTC 24
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 80 nautical miles of centre with moderate to rough
seas and moderate swell.
From 0000 UTC 24 December winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of
centre with very rough to high seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 24 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.9 south 119.0 east 
                        Central pressure 980 hPa.
                        Winds to 55 knot near centre.
At 1800 UTC 24 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.6 south 117.5 east
                        Central pressure 977 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 0100 UTC 24 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0054UTC 24 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude seventeen decimal eight south (17.8S)
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal nine east (119.9E)
Recent movement : west at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 60 knots
Central pressure: 975 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 60 knots near the centre increasing to 80 knots by 0000 UTC 25
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre after 0600 UTC 24
December with very high seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 70 nautical miles of centre increasing to 90
nautical miles of the centre by 1800 UTC 24 December with rough to very rough
seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 24 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.8 south 118.5 east 
                        Central pressure 969 hPa.
                        Winds to 70 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 25 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.4 south 117.0 east
                        Central pressure 960 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 24 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0333UTC 24 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 0300 UTC Severe Tropical Cyclone Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal eight south (17.8S)
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal six east (119.6E)
Recent movement : west at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 65 knots
Central pressure: 972 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 65 knots near the centre increasing to 80 knots by 0300 UTC 25
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high seas and
moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1500 UTC 24 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.7 south 118.1 east 
                        Central pressure 967 hPa.
                        Winds to 75 knot near centre.
At 0300 UTC 25 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.3 south 116.7 east
                        Central pressure 960 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 24 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0636UTC 24 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal nine south (17.9S)
 longitude one hundred and nineteen decimal three east (119.3E)
Recent movement : west at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots
Central pressure: 962 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre increasing to 100 knots by 0600 UTC
25 December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 100 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 24 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.7 south 117.8 east 
                        Central pressure 953 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 25 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.4 south 116.4 east
                        Central pressure 943 hPa.
                        Winds to 100 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 24 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1237UTC 24 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal eight south (17.8S)
 longitude one hundred and eighteen decimal six east (118.6E)
Recent movement : west at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 90 knots
Central pressure: 951 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 90 knots near the centre increasing to 100 knots for a period
overnight.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 100 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 25 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.5 south 117.2 east 
                        Central pressure 939 hPa.
                        Winds to 100 knot near centre.
At 1200 UTC 25 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 17.2 south 116.0 east
                        Central pressure 958 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 1900 UTC 24 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1847UTC 24 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal six south (17.6S)
 longitude one hundred and seventeen decimal nine east (117.9E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 95 knots
Central pressure: 948 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 100 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 95 knots near the centre easing to 75 knots by 1800 UTC 25
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 100 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 25 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.3 south 116.4 east 
                        Central pressure 953 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knot near centre.
At 1800 UTC 25 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.8 south 115.1 east
                        Central pressure 967 hPa.
                        Winds to 75 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 25 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0053UTC 25 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal five south (17.5S)
 longitude one hundred and seventeen decimal three east (117.3E)
Recent movement : west at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 90 knots
Central pressure: 953 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 90 knots near the centre easing to 70 knots by 0000 UTC 26
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 25 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 17.4 south 116.1 east 
                        Central pressure 962 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 26 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.7 south 114.8 east
                        Central pressure 971 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 0700 UTC 25 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0646UTC 25 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 15 nautical miles
of
 latitude seventeen decimal three south (17.3S)
 longitude one hundred and sixteen decimal six east (116.6E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 90 knots
Central pressure: 953 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 90 knots near the centre easing to 80 knots by 0600 UTC 26
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 25 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 16.8 south 115.4 east 
                        Central pressure 953 hPa.
                        Winds to 90 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 26 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.4 south 114.3 east
                        Central pressure 962 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 25 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1249UTC 25 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles
of
 latitude sixteen decimal nine south (16.9S)
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal nine east (115.9E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 90 knots
Central pressure: 951 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 90 knots near the centre easing to 75 knots by 1200 UTC 26
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
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 26 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.2 south 114.6 east 
                        Central pressure 956 hPa.
                        Winds to 85 knot near centre.
At 1200 UTC 26 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.8 south 113.6 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 75 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 25 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 1901UTC 25 DECEMBER 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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles
of
 latitude sixteen decimal six south [16.6S]
 longitude one hundred and fifteen decimal three east [115.3E]
Recent movement : west northwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 85 knots
Central pressure: 958 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles of the centre.


FORECAST
Maximum winds to 85 knots near the centre easing to 70 knots by 1800 UTC 26
December.

Winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 

Winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.

Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 26 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 16.0 south 114.1 east 
                        Central pressure 960 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knot near centre.
At 1800 UTC 26 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.7 south 113.1 east
                        Central pressure 968 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 26 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0048UTC 26 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles
of
 latitude sixteen decimal three south (16.3S)
 longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal eight east (114.8E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 6 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots
Central pressure: 960 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre easing to 75 knots by 0000 UTC 27
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 80 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 26 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.8 south 113.7 east 
                        Central pressure 960 hPa.
                        Winds to 80 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 27 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.5 south 112.7 east
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 75 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 26 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0657UTC 26 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles
of
 latitude fifteen decimal eight south (15.8S)
 longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal three east (114.3E)
Recent movement : northwest at 7 knots
Maximum winds   : 80 knots
Central pressure: 960 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 80 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 80 knots near the centre easing to 65 knots by 0600 UTC 27
December.
Winds above 64 knots within 20 nautical miles of centre with very high to
phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 40 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 80 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 26 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.2 south 113.3 east 
                        Central pressure 964 hPa.
                        Winds to 75 knot near centre.
At 0600 UTC 27 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.4 south 112.3 east
                        Central pressure 972 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 1300 UTC 26 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1237UTC 26 DECEMBER 2008

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles
of
 latitude fifteen decimal six south (15.6S)
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal eight east (113.8E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 5 knots
Maximum winds   : 70 knots
Central pressure: 966 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles of the centre.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 70 knots near the centre easing to 50 knots by 1200 UTC 27
December.
Until 0000 UTC 27 December, winds above 64 knots within 15 nautical miles of
centre with very high to phenomenal seas and moderate to heavy swell. 
Winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of centre with very rough to high
seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical miles of the centre with rough to very
rough seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 27 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.3 south 112.9 east 
                        Central pressure 974 hPa.
                        Winds to 60 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 27 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.8 south 112.2 east
                        Central pressure 980 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 26 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1858UTC 26 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 25 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal five south (15.5S)
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal five east (113.5E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots
Central pressure: 977 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 40 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 55 knots near the centre easing to 45 knots by 1800 UTC 27
December.
Until 1200 UTC 27 December, winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of
centre with very rough to high seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 40 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 40 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 60 nautical miles in NW quadrant with rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 27 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.6 south 112.6 east 
                        Central pressure 981 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 27 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 16.0 south 111.8 east
                        Central pressure 984 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 27 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0058UTC 27 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal two south (15.2S)
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal three east (113.3E)
Recent movement : northwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 55 knots
Central pressure: 980 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles in eastern quadrants extending to within 80 nautical
miles in western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 55 knots near the centre easing to 40 knots by 0000 UTC 28
December.
Until 1200 UTC 27 December, winds above 48 knots within 30 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 50 nautical miles eastern quadrants extending to
within 80 nautical miles in western quadrants, rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 27 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.2 south 112.6 east 
                        Central pressure 986 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 0000 UTC 28 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.5 south 111.9 east
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 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 27 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0647UTC 27 DECEMBER 2008

STORM FORCE WIND WARNING

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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal one south (15.1S)
 longitude one hundred and twelve decimal nine east (112.9E)
Recent movement : west northwest at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 50 knots
Central pressure: 982 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 60 nautical miles in eastern quadrants extending to within 80 nautical
miles in western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 50 knots near the centre easing to 40 knots by 0600 UTC 28
December.
Until 1500 UTC 27 December, winds above 48 knots within 25 nautical miles of
centre with very rough seas and moderate swell.
Winds above 34 knots within 60 nautical miles eastern quadrants extending to
within 80 nautical miles in western quadrants, rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 27 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.2 south 112.2 east 
                        Central pressure 986 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 28 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.6 south 111.2 east
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 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 27 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1232UTC 27 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Billy was relocated by microwave satellite imagery
to within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal three south (15.3S)
 longitude one hundred and twelve decimal nine east (112.9E)
Recent movement : west at 2 knots
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 983 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 45 nautical miles in eastern quadrants extending to within 80 nautical
miles in western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre easing to 40 knots by 1200 UTC 28
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 45 nautical miles eastern quadrants extending to
within 80 nautical miles in western quadrants, rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 28 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.6 south 112.2 east 
                        Central pressure 984 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 28 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 16.2 south 111.5 east
                        Central pressure 987 hPa.
                        Winds to 40 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 27 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 2024UTC 27 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Billy was located to within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal two south (15.2S)
 longitude one hundred and twelve decimal nine east (112.9E)
Recent movement : near stationary
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 986 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 45 nautical miles in eastern quadrants extending to within 70 nautical
miles in western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 40 knots near the centre easing to 30 knots by 1800 UTC 28
December.
Winds above 34 knots within 45 nautical miles eastern quadrants extending to
within 70 nautical miles in western quadrants, rough to very rough seas and
moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 28 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.4 south 112.3 east 
                        Central pressure 990 hPa.
                        Winds to 35 knots near centre.
At 1800 UTC 28 December: Within 80 nautical miles of 15.7 south 111.4 east
                        Central pressure 993 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 28 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
CENTRE PERTH AT 0103UTC 28 DECEMBER 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 Billy was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal zero south [15.0S]
 longitude one hundred and twelve decimal eight east [112.8E]
Recent movement : slowly west
Maximum winds   : 35 knots
Central pressure: 990 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles of centre in eastern quadrants extending to within 80
nautical miles in western quadrants.


FORECAST
Maximum winds to 35 knots near the centre easing to 30 knots by 1200 UTC 28
December.
Until 1200 UTC winds above 34 knots within of centre in eastern quadrants
extending to within 80 nautical miles in western quadrants with rough seas and
moderate swell.

Forecast positions
At 1200 UTC 28 December: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.4 south 112.1 east 
                        Central pressure 994 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knot near centre.
At 0000 UTC 29 December: Within 90 nautical miles of 15.5 south 110.7 east
                        Central pressure 995 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 0700 UTC 28 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 0648UTC 28 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Billy was located to within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal five south (15.5S)
 longitude one hundred and thirteen decimal zero east (113.0E)
Recent movement : near stationary
Maximum winds   : 35 knots
Central pressure: 992 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 50 nautical miles in eastern quadrants extending to within 80 nautical
miles in western quadrants.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 35 knots near the centre easing to 30 knots by 1200 28
December.
Until 1200 UTC winds above 34 knots within 50 nautical miles eastern quadrants
extending to within 80 nautical miles in western quadrants, rough to very rough
seas and moderate swell.
Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 28 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 16.0 south 112.8 east 
                        Central pressure 994 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots near centre.
At 0600 UTC 29 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.5 south 112.1 east
                        Central pressure 994 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 1300 UTC 28 December 2008.
=========================================================================
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10 ISSUED BY THE
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH
AT 1215UTC 28 DECEMBER 2008

GALE WARNING

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 Ex-Tropical Cyclone Billy was located to within 15 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal zero south (16.0S)
 longitude one hundred and twelve decimal five east (112.5E)
Recent movement : near stationary
Maximum winds   : 30 knots
Central pressure: 995 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Nil

FORECAST
Gales are no longer expected. 
Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 29 December: Within 45 nautical miles of 16.2 south 111.1 east 
                        Central pressure 995 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots near centre.
At 1200 UTC 29 December: Within 75 nautical miles of 16.5 south 110.1 east
                        Central pressure 997 hPa.
                        Winds to 25 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.

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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