Tag Archives: North Pacific

Dangerous West Pacific Storm Developing

  Post-Tropical Hurricane Force Storm Lan will move rapidly northeast and transfer its energy to a developing storm low that will move towards the southwestern Bering Sea and western Aleutian islands.       This developing storm will deepen very … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Lan approaching Japan

Super Typhoon Lan at 1200 UTC 21 October was center about 307 NM east-southeast of Kadena Air Force Base on Okinawa, Japan and was moving N-NE at 16 knots with max winds up to 130 knots.  Lan has a large … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon possible over western Pacific

Tropical Storm Lan over the western North Pacific about 186 NM northwest of Kyangel was moving slowly towards the northeast with max winds of 55 knots.  Wind shear is low, ocean temperatures are very warm at 30 C to 31 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Tali to intensify over Western North Pacific

Typhoon Tali was located at 2100UTC 12 September, 2017 about 171NM S-SW of Kadena AB on Okinawa and was moving northwest at 12 knots with max winds of 70 knots.  Hurricane force winds extend outward about 30 NM to the … Continue reading

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Typhoon Noru to approach Japan

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 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Fernando update

Hurricane Fernanda over the eastern North Pacific continues to deepen and track towards the west with max winds about 115 knots and with hurricane force winds outward only 15-25 NM. Maximum significant wave height estimated to be 48 feet (14.6 … Continue reading

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TS Fernanda to intensify

Tropical Storm Fernanda over the eastern North Pacific is moving over warm sea surface temperatures and is expected to deepen rapidly reaching hurricane strength in 6-12 hours with max winds of 100 knots or more in 36-48 hours.

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Hurricane Eugene nears peak winds

Hurricane Eugene, located about 1037 NM south fo San Diego has been moving towards the N-NW at about 9 knots.  Max winds are estimated to be about 95 knots with hurricane force winds extending outward 20-30 NM from the center. … Continue reading

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West Pacific stormtracks may delay westbound shipping

Strong Arctic high pressure building over Siberia eastward will suppress stormtracks far to the south across the western North Pacific during the next several days.  This will likely result in delays to west-bound traffic from the Panama Canal to Far … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force West Pac Storm

A developing storm low over the Western North Pacific east of Japan is moving towards the northeast at 20 knots with winds of 50-70 knots and significant wave heights of 32-46 feet (10-14 meters) during the next 12-24 hours

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