Tropical Cyclone Stan nearing hurricane Strength

JTWC Forecast Track TC Stan

Tropical Cyclone Stan at 00UTC 30 January was located about 120 NM north of Port Hedland, Australia and was moving south-southeast at about 4 knots with max winds of 60 knots.  Forecast suggest that Stan will reach 70 knots wind speed by 12UTC 30th just prior to making landfall.

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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