Typhoon Noru to approach Japan

Typhoon Noru Satillite image

Typhoon Noru Satillite image

Typhoon Noru, over the western North Pacific, is moving  towards the N-NW at about 5 knots with max winds estimated at 95 knots. . The large center is in an area of low vertical wind shear and very warm sea temperatures.  Noru is forecast to move northwest for another 24 hours then start turning more towards the north.  Max winds will likely reach 105 knots or more as it starts the turn northward before gradually weakening.

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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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