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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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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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Yet another Typhoon threatens Taiwan

Typhoon Megi over the western North Pacific at 2100 UTC 24 September 2016 was about 544 NM SSE of Kadena,  Okinawa and was moving WNW at about 12 knots with max winds 75 knots and max significant wave height of … Continue reading

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Typhoon Malakas Closes in on Japan

Typhoon Malakas at 0300UTC was located 262 NM SSW of Sasebo Japan and was moving ENE at 11 knots with max winds of 105 knots.  Hurricane force winds extend outward 40-45 NM with 50 knot our higher winds extending outward … Continue reading

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Typhoon Malakas nears Taiwan

  Typhoon Malakas continues to approach Taiwan, however, the center is expected to pass about 50-60 NM east of Taipei between 0600-1200 UTC on the 17th with max winds of 110-120 knots.  At that time hurricane force winds will extend … Continue reading

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Typhoon Malakas heading towards Taiwan

Typhoon Malakas over the western North Pacific was moving towards the northwest at 12 knots with max winds of 90 knots. The radius of 50 knots or more winds are 45NM to the southwest and 60 NM to the northeast. … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Meranti Tuesday update

Sept 13th 1800UTC:  Max wind 165 knots with gusts to 200 knots.  Radius of hurricane force winds 50 NM southwest and 70 NM northeast.  Radius 50kt or higher winds: 90NM southwest to 120 NM northeast. Movement 290 degrees at 9 … Continue reading

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