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Date: 09 Mar 2015 07:48:00
Title: Warning raised

GALE WARNING 008 ISSUED FROM RSMC NADI Mar 09/0741 UTC 2015 UTC.

TROPICAL CYCLONE PAM CENTRE 995HPA CATEGORY 1 WAS LOCATED NEAR 8.4
SOUTH 169.8 EAST AT 090600 UTC. POSITION POOR.
REPEAT POSITION 8.4S 169.8E AT 090600 UTC.
CYCLONE MOVING EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 04 KNOTS. CYCLONE INTENSIFYING.
EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 35 KNOTS CLOSE TO THE CENTRE INCREASING TO
45 KNOTS BY 100600 UTC.

EXPECT WINDS OVER 33 KNOTS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES IN NE
QUADRANT
AND WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES IN SE QUADRANT
AND WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES IN SW QUADRANT
AND WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES IN NW QUADRANT

FORECAST POSITION NEAR 8.9S 170.2E AT 091800 UTC
AND NEAR 9.5S 170.6E AT 100600 UTC.

ALL VESSELS WITHIN 300 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE ARE REQUESTED TO SEND
REPORTS EVERY THREE HOURS TO RSMC NADI. VOS REPORTING SHIPS USE
NORMAL CHANNELS. OTHER VESSELS FAX PLUS 679 6720190 OR EMAIL NADITCC
AT MET DOT GOV DOT FJ

THIS WARNING CANCELS AND REPLACES WARNING 007.

We have been working all day to secure that we are water tight and also filled up with fresh water etc.
It is very hot right now...
Everybody is doing great.


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