Super Typhoon Bolaven maintaining 155 knot Winds

Super Typhoon Bolaven

Super Typhoon Bolaven (905 mb) has maintained max winds of 155 kts with significant wave heights to 16 meters (52 feet) as it moves NE at 11 knots southeast of Iwo To, Japan.  Bolaven is a small Typhoon with hurricane force winds extending outward 30-45 nm.

Typhoon Bolaven Track Forecast


Bolaven will accelerate northeastward and encounter increasing wind shear as well as moving over cooler sea temperatures will steadily weaken the storm over the next few days.

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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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