TS Nepartak develops over the western North Pacific

captureTropical Storm Nepartak has formed over the western North Pacific with max winds estimated at 40 knots.  Nepartak was moving toward the northwest  at 11 knots. Nepartak is forecast to reach typhoon strength in about 24-36 hours and near 100 knots by the 6th.

 

 

 

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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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