Tag Archives: North Pacific

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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Strong High Pressure block building over Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska

Just as there is currently a strong blocking high pressure over the northeastern North Atlantic, so is there a building high block over the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska shunting lows far to the south in the eastern North … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon bears down on Philippines

Super Typhoon Nook-Ten at 0300 UTC 25 December 2016 was centered 298 NM ESE of Manila, Philippines and was moving westward at 7 knots with max winds of 135 knots with gusts possible to 165 knots. Hurricane force winds extend … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Nock-Ten heads towards Philippines

Super Typhoon Nock-Ten over the western North Pacific now pacing winds of 130 knots as it moves westward toward the Philippines. Max significant sea heights estimated to be up to 43 feet (about 13 meters).

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