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Hurricane-Force Storm expected over Gulf of Alaska

A rapidly deepening storm low is forecast over the east-central North Pacific over the next 48 hours Continue reading

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Intense Hurricane-Force Storm developing east of Japan

A rapidly deepening storm low over the western North Pacific east of Japan is forecast to reach 944 mb with winds of 55-75 knots and seas building to 58 feet (17.7 meters) over the next 12-24 hours.

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Typhoon Forecast to impact Philippines on Christmas

Tropical Storm Phanfone over the western North Pacific east of the Philippines is tracking westward at 14 knots with max winds about 55 knots. Conditions favor additional strengthening with max winds reaching near 70 knots within the next 12 hours … Continue reading

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Use of the 500 mb Chart at Sea

The 500mb forecast chart is an excellent tool for mariners to estimate where to anticipate the heaviest sea and swell conditions as well as a guide to the expected surface storm tracks and intensities.  The closer the height contours on … Continue reading

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HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING…NORTH PACIFIC

A rapidly deepening storm low over the central North Pacific near 40 N Latitude will result in winds of 50-65 knots and seas building to 45 feet (nearly 14 meters) south and southwest of the center over the next 24-48 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Kammuri to impact Philippines

Typhoon Kammuri over the western North Pacific east of the Philippines is moving westward at 9 knots with max winds of 70 knots. Environmental conditions are favorable for further intensification and Kammuri is expected to reach near 100 knots prior … Continue reading

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Typhoon Kammuri to threaten Philippines

Typhoon Kammuri over the western North Pacific east of the Philippines has been moving northward at 8 knots with max winds currently at 75 knots.  Kammuri is moving over warm ocean water with low to moderate vertical wind shear.   Kammuri … Continue reading

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Typhoon Developing over western North Pacific

Tropical Storm Kammuri over the western North Pacific SW of Guam has been moving west at 12 knots and is moving over warm ocean water with low wind shear.    Max winds currently at 55 knots is forecast to intensify … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm expected along US West Coast

A rapidly deepening storm low is forecast to develop over the eastern North Pacific by early Tuesday moving east-southeastward reaching the US West Coast by Tuesday evening with winds of 55-70 knots and seas building up to 38 feet (11.6 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Fengsen moves north over western North Pacific

Typhoon Fengsen, over the western North Pacific currently S-SE of Iwo To is moving northward at 14 knots with max winds of 110 knots and max significant wave heights to 50 feet (about 15 meters). Fengsen is forecast to turn … Continue reading

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