Intense TC Amos threatens Samoa

Satellite image TC Amos

Tropical Cyclone Amos over the South Pacific was centered about 270NM WNW of Pago Pago at 0300 UTC 23 April and was moving eastward at 8 knots with max winds of about 90 knots. Forecasts suggest that Amos will turn more towards the southeast and could reach 100 knots just before reaching the Samoan Islands in 24 hours.

Forecast Track 

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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