Super Typhoon Bolaven Rapidly Intensifies

Super Typhoon Bolaven Satellite Image

Super Typhoon Bolaven has intensified rapidly over the western North Pacific northwest of Guam with max winds increasing from 80 knots to 140 knots during the past 12 hours and is producing significant wave heights to 17 meters (56 feet)!

Super Typhoon Bolaven Track Forecast


Bolaven is moving NNW at 12 knots and forecast to peak near 150 kts in about 12 hours before increasing shear starts to weaken the system to about 125 kts in about 36 hours as it turns towards the northeast.

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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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