Intense TC Amos threatens Samoa

Satellite image TC Amos

Tropical Cyclone Amos over the South Pacific was centered about 270NM WNW of Pago Pago at 0300 UTC 23 April and was moving eastward at 8 knots with max winds of about 90 knots. Forecasts suggest that Amos will turn more towards the southeast and could reach 100 knots just before reaching the Samoan Islands in 24 hours.

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About Fred Pickhardt

Fred Pickhardt, Marine Meteorologist I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. I have extensive experience in marine weather analysis, marine weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic marine weather event reconstructions. I founded Ocean Weather Services and as Owner and Chief Consultant currently provide optimum ship routing services and forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
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