Tropical Cyclone Kelvin

24 February - 5 March 1991


A tropical low developed over northeast Gulf of Carpentaria waters and tracked east over the Cape York Peninsula. The tropical low continued to move east over the Coral Sea whilst rapidly intensifying, being named Tropical Cyclone Kelvin on the 25th of February. The cyclone reached peak intensity near Willis Inland on the same day with mean winds of 120 km/h, gusting to 160 km/h, recorded at Willis Island.

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin moved erratically about the eastern Coral Sea before weakening below tropical cyclone intensity on the 5th of March.

Track and intensity

Best Track of Tropical Cyclone Kelvin