Tropical Storm Philippe Weakens

NOAA Satellite Image Tropical Storm Philippe

Tropical Storm Philippe continues to struggle with strong west-southwesterly wind shear and currently has max winds of 40 kts. 






The  low-level center is completely exposed and deep convection remains well to the east of the center.  

NOAA NHC Forecast Track TS Philippe

Continued wind shear and dry air entrainment should weaken Philippe to a tropical depression or remnant low in about 72 hrs as it moves west-northwest to west northward of the Caribbean. 

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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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