Significant Typhoon likely over Western North Pacific

IR Satellite Photo

IR Satellite Photo

TD16 over the western North Pacific, located about 175 NM WNW of Guam has been moving towards the WNW and is forecast to become a tropical storm within 12 hours and a typhoon in 36-48 hours.  This storm could reach max winds over 100 knots 3-4 days.westpac1

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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