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Marine Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this
warning.

PRIORITY

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 20
Issued at 2:55 am WST on Sunday 30 April 2017

Headline:
Tropical Cyclone Frances continues to weaken. Gales are no longer a risk along
the northwest Kimberley coast.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Kuri Bay to Cape Leveque.

Details of Tropical Cyclone Frances at 2:00 am AWST:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 65 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 95 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 110 kilometres of 13.1 degrees South 122.6 degrees East,
estimated to be 335 kilometres northwest of Kuri Bay and 370 kilometres north
of Cape Leveque.
Movement: west at 11 kilometres per hour.

Tropical Cyclone Frances continues to weaken, and is expected to weaken below
tropical cyclone intensity during Sunday morning. Recent movement has been
towards the west, and as a result there is no longer a risk of gales along the
northwest Kimberley coast.

Hazards:
Gales are no longer a risk along the northwest Kimberley coast.

Recommended Action:
DFES State Emergency Service (SES) advises of the following community alerts:

ALL CLEAR: People in communities between Kuri Bay and Cape Leveque are advised
that the cyclone danger has passed.

People needing DFES assistance can call 132 500. In a life threatening
situation call 000.
For more safety tips visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

Next Advice:
No further advices are expected to be issued for this system.

Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337)

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
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