Tropical Cyclone Sagar moving over Gulf of Aden

Tropical Cyclone Sagar located today over the Gulf of Aden

Tropical Cyclone Sagar was located today over the Gulf of Aden about 181 nm east of Aden, Yeman and was moving towards the west-southwest at 7 knots. Max winds are estimated to be 45 knots with gale force winds extending outward 75 nm to the northwest and 40 nm to the southeast. Some gradually strengthening is forecast over the next 24 hours.

Forecast suggest that Sagar will begin to weaken after 24 hours as it continues to move west-southwest.

JTWC 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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