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Tropical Cyclone CHARLOTTE : BoM Warnings
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0030 UTC 11 JANUARY 2009

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 2300 UTC Tropical Cyclone Charlotte was centred within 40 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal two south [16.2S]
 longitude one hundred and thirty nine decimal four east [139.4E]
Recent movement : east at 3 knots
Maximum winds   : 35 knots
Central pressure: 993 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 100 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 75 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 120 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Forecast positions
At 1100 UTC 11 January: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.3 south 140.6 east
                        Central pressure 987 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots over water.
At 2300 UTC 11 January: Within 80 nautical miles of 16.6 south 141.9 east
                        Central pressure 988 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots 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 0730 UTC 11 January 2009.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0730 UTC 11 JANUARY 2009

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 Charlotte was centred within 40 nautical miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal two south [16.2S]
 longitude one hundred and thirty nine decimal eight east [139.8E]
Recent movement : southeast at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 40 knots
Central pressure: 990 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 120 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 100 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 75 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 75 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Sustained winds to 40 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1800 UTC
11 January.

Winds above 34 knots within 120 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 100 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 75 nautical miles in SW quadrant
 and within 75 nautical miles in NW quadrant with very rough seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 1800 UTC 11 January: Within 60 nautical miles of 16.2 south 140.9 east
                        Central pressure 985 hPa.
                        Winds to 50 knots over water.
At 0600 UTC 12 January: Within 80 nautical miles of 16.7 south 142.6 east
                        Central pressure 995 hPa.
                        Winds to 35 knots 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 1330 UTC 11 January 2009.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1330 UTC 11 JANUARY 2009

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 Charlotte was centred within 20 nautical miles of
 latitude fifteen decimal nine south [15.9S]
 longitude one hundred and fourty decimal three east [140.3E]
Recent movement : east at 4 knots
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 987 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 80 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre increasing to 50 knots by 1800 UTC,
then easing to 45 knots by 0000 UTC 12 January.

Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 80 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in NW quadrant with very rough seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0000 UTC 12 January: Within 50 nautical miles of 15.9 south 141.6 east
                        Central pressure 989 hPa.
                        Winds to 45 knots over water.
At 1200 UTC 12 January: Within 80 nautical miles of 16.1 south 143.0 east
                        Central pressure 997 hPa.
                        Winds to 30 knots 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 11 January 2009.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1930 UTC 11 JANUARY 2009

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 Charlotte was centred over land within 25 nautical
miles of
 latitude sixteen decimal eight south [16.8S]
 longitude one hundred and fourty one decimal two east [141.2E]
Recent movement : east southeast at 8 knots
Maximum winds   : 45 knots
Central pressure: 987 hPa

AREA AFFECTED
Within 90 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 90 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 110 nautical miles in NW quadrant.

FORECAST
Maximum winds to 45 knots near the centre easing to 25 knots by 0600 UTC 12
January.

Winds above 34 knots within 90 nautical miles in NE quadrant
  and within 70 nautical miles in SE quadrant
  and within 90 nautical miles in SW quadrant
  and within 110 nautical miles in NW quadrant with very rough seas and moderate
swell.

Forecast positions
At 0600 UTC 12 January: Within 55 nautical miles of 17.1 south 142.9 east
                        Central pressure 993 hPa.
                        Winds to 25 knots over land.
At 1800 UTC 12 January: Within 85 nautical miles of 17.2 south 143.8 east
                        Central pressure 997 hPa.
                        Winds to 20 knots 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 0130 UTC 12 January 2009.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0200 UTC 12 JANUARY 2009

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. 

FINAL GALE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 0000 UTC
A monsoon trough lies near 17S with Ex-Tropical Cyclone "Charlotte" weakening
over land.

Gale-force monsoon flow to the north of the trough is weakening.

AREA AFFECTED
Area bounded 8S 137E to 9S 140E to 11S 139E to 10S 137E to 8S 137E.

FORECAST
West/northwest winds 30/40 knots weakening below 34 knots in the next 6 hours.
Seas to 4m on a 4m swell. Squalls to 50 knots.
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 0600 UTC 12 JANUARY 2009

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 0500 UTC
Ex-Tropical Cyclone "Charlotte" is weakening over land near 17.0S 141.7E, slow
moving.  Gale force winds are continuing to affect adjacent waters.

AREA AFFECTED
Over water within area bounded by 14S 142E to 18S 142E to 18S 139E to 14S 142E.

FORECAST
South to southwest winds 30/40 knots are expected to continue for the next 12
hours. Seas to 4m on a 4m northwesterly swell. Squalls to 50 knots. 
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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10/11
Issued by the AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
Issued at 1130 UTC 12 JANUARY 2009

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. 

FINAL GALE WARNING FOR NORTHERN AREA

SITUATION
At 0900 UTC
Ex-Tropical Cyclone "Charlotte" was weakening over land near 18.0S 142.7E, slow
moving.

AREA AFFECTED
Over water within area bounded by 14S 142E to 18S 142E to 18S 139E to 14S 142E.

FORECAST
Winds have eased below 34 knots.

REMARKS
 

No further warnings will be issued unless the situation changes.

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


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