Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For coastal waters from Kalbarri to Albany
Issued at 5:47 pm WST on Saturday 29 January 2011
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.
At 5:00 pm WST Tropical Cyclone Bianca was located within 30 nautical miles of
latitude twenty nine decimal four degrees South (29.4S)
longitude one hundred and eight decimal seven degrees East (108.7E)
about 400 nautical miles west northwest of Perth
and 310 nautical miles west of Geraldton
Recent movement : south southeast at 13 knots
Maximum winds : 60 knots
Central pressure: 975 hectopascals
Forecast to be within 60 nautical miles of
latitude thirty one decimal two degrees South (31.2S)
longitude one hundred and eleven decimal four degrees East (111.4E)
about 235 nautical miles west of Perth
with maximum winds of 40 knots
at 5:00 am WST Sunday
Forecast to be within 120 nautical miles of
latitude thirty two decimal four degrees South (32.4S)
longitude one hundred and fourteen decimal eight degrees East (114.8E)
about 60 nautical miles west southwest of Perth
with maximum winds of 30 knots
at 5:00 pm WST Sunday
Within 60 nautical miles in NE quadrant
and within 90 nautical miles in SE quadrant
and within 120 nautical miles in SW quadrant
and within 90 nautical miles in NW quadrant.
Clockwise winds 30/40 knots with squalls to 50 knots. Combined seas and swell
STRONG WIND WARNING
For coastal waters elsewhere from Kalbarri to Albany
Kalbarri to Mandurah
Winds strengthening to northeast to northwest 20/30 knots during Sunday
morning. Combined seas and swell rising to 3.0m to 4.0m.
Mandurah to Albany
Winds strengthening east to southeasterly 20/30 knots from the south from
Saturday evening. Combined seas and swell rising to 3.0m to 4.0m.
The next warning will be issued by 9:00 pm WST Saturday 29 January.