In this image, Tropical Cyclone Zoe was located near 13.0S and 169.9E.
The cyclone is now moving southeast at about 5 knots and is slowly weakening in
intensity. Maximum 10-minute average winds near the centre are estimated at 110 knots.
Zoe has weakened further over the last 6 hours. The eye continues to contract and is begining to become
cloud filled. The cyclone is expected to turn more
south-southeast as it is influenced by a mid-level subtropical ridge to the
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