Cyclone Neville Warning Cancelled

Cyclone Neville Watch

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Cyclone warning for Cyclone Neville which is currently stationary off the far north coast of Queensland above Cooktown as follows:

Issued at 11:21am EST on Thursday the 21st of January 2010.

A Cyclone WATCH has been declared for coastal areas from Coen to Port Douglas.

The Cyclone WARNING between Cape Melville and Cooktown has been CANCELLED.

At 10:00 am EST Ex-Tropical Cyclone Neville, was estimated to be 190 kilometres
east of Cape Flattery and 215 kilometres east northeast of Cooktown and was near

EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE Neville is expected to remain near stationary off the far
north Queensland coast over the next 24 hours and may re-intensify.

GALES are not expected to affect the coast within the next 24 hours, but may
develop between Coen and Port Douglas during Friday.

People between Coen and Port Douglas should consider what action they will need
to take if the cyclone threat increases.  If you are unsure about the actions to
be taken, information is available from your local government or local State
Emergency Service.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Neville at 10:00 am EST:
.Centre located near...... 14.7 degrees South 147.1 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 55 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... near stationary
.Wind gusts near centre... 85 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ below cyclone intensity
.Central pressure......... 997 hectoPascals