Tropical Cyclone Halima now a Cat 4 Storm

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Tropical Cyclone Halima over the South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Halima over the South Indian Ocean has intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with max winds of 120 knots and significant wave heights to 35 feet (10.7 meters).







Halima is moving south-southwest at 5 knots and is forecast to track southward over the next 36 hours with additional intensification to near 130 knots over the next 12 hours.

Thereafter, Halima should turn more towards the southeast then east with gradual weakening.

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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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