Typhoon Developing over western North Pacific

Satellite Image TS Kammuri

Tropical Storm Kammuri over the western North Pacific SW of Guam has been moving west at 12 knots and is moving over warm ocean water with low wind shear. 


Max winds currently at 55 knots is forecast to intensify to typhoon strength shortly and to over 100 knots in about 72 hours.  Kummuri is expected to turn NW or NNW within 24 hours. After about 72 hours, Kummuri is forecast to turn back to a westerly track.

Forecast Track Kammuri

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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