| Australian Cyclone Warning CANCELLED
| Sunday, January 6, 2008
|TOP PRIORITY FINAL
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 6
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane
Issued at 2:04am on Monday the 7th of January 2008
The Cyclone Warning for coastal and island communities from Gilbert River Mouth
to Weipa is CANCELLED.
At 1:00 am EST Ex-Tropical Cyclone Helen with central pressure 998 hectopascals
was centred near latitude 13.9 south and longitude 141.3 east which is 16
kilometres west of Cape Keerweer and 180 kilometres north northwest of
The system is moving east at 7 kilometres per hour.
Ex-tropical Cyclone Helen is now near Cape Keerweer on the western Peninsula
coast. The system is no longer expected to re-develop into a tropical cyclone
before making landfall.
A Severe Weather Warning remains current for the western Peninsula coast north
of Cape Keerweer and the Torres Strait Islands, for damaging waves, abnormally
high tides, locally damaging wind squalls and heavy rainfall.
Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Helen for 1:00 am EST
Central Pressure : 998 hectopascals
Location of Centre : within 37 kilometres of
: latitude 13.9 degrees south
: longitude 141.3 degrees east
: which is 16 kilometres west of Cape Keerweer
: and 180 kilometres north northwest of Kowanyama
Recent Movement : east at 7 kilometres per hour
Maximum wind gusts : 85 kilometres per hour
This is the final tropical cyclone advice. The system will continue to be
|posted by Moderator Londen time 7:51 PM