TC Chapala Final Update

TC Chapala Forecast Track

02 November 2015: Tropical Cyclone Chapala has been weakening as it approaches the coast of Yemen. As of 18Z 02 November, Chapala had max winds of 90 knots with hurricane force winds extending outward 35-40NM. Chapala is forecast to make landfall at west-southwest of Mukalla about 06Z 03 November with max winds of about 65 knots (minimal hurricane force).

Wind Analysis

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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