TD 24 nears Tropical Storm strength over West Pacific

TD 24 Satellite image over Western North Pacific

Tropical Depression 24 located about 713 NM east of Guam has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds of 30 knots. Recent satellite data suggest that rapid deepening may be underway and could reach typhoon strength within 36 hours. The depression will track NW to N-NW over the next 72 hours with max winds reaching 100 knots.

TD 24 Forecast Track from JTWC

 

 

About Fred Pickhardt

I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade after graduating from State University of New York Maritime College. I have extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic 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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