TC Megh Update

TC Megh Satellite Image

Tropical Cyclone Megh as of 18Z 07 November 2015 was 465 NM south west of Masirah Island  and was moving westward at 11 knots with max winds of about 90 knots.  Presently hurricane force winds extend outward only about 15 NM.  The latest track forecast places the center of Megh very near or over the Island of Socotra by about 09Z on the 8th.



JTWC Forecast Track


Some weakening will occur with the interaction with Socotra with more rapid weakening likely as dry air is entrained into the circulation  by 36-48 hours.


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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One Response to TC Megh Update

  1. admin says:

    09Z 2 km Storm Relative IR Imagery with BD Enhancement showing the eye of TC Megh over the north coast of Socotra with max winds of 95-100 knots.

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