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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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Issued at 5:50 pm WST on Saturday 28 January 2017

Cyclone Warning has been cancelled as tropical low moves away from the coast.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Exmouth to Ningaloo, including Exmouth.

Details of Tropical Low at 5:00 pm AWST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 20.3 degrees South 112.3 degrees East,
estimated to be 260 kilometres northwest of Exmouth.
Movement: west at 28 kilometres per hour.

The tropical low is moving further away from the coast. The tropical low may
reach tropical cyclone intensity overnight but should not affect the mainland.

Gales are no longer expected along the coast.

Squally thunderstorms are occurring across the Pilbara and tides will be higher
than expected along the coast overnight.

Flood Warnings are current for parts of the Kimberley and Pilbara. For further
details please refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/.

Recommended Action:
DFES advises of the following community alerts:
People in communities between Mardie and Exmouth including Onslow, Barrow
Island, Exmouth and Mesa A are advised that the wind danger has passed but you
need to take care to avoid any dangers caused by possible damage.

Next Advice:
No further advices will 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:
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