Typhoon Bualoi update

Typhoon Bualoi, SSE of Iwo To is moving NW at 14 knots with max winds of 125 knots and gust to 150 knots. Maximum significant wave heights currently to 44 feet (about 13.5 meters). This is a small storm with hurricane force winds extending outward only 20-25 NM from the center.

Typhoon Bualoi Satellite image

Over the next 24-48 hours Bualoi will gradually turn northward then NNE. Conditions favor additional strengthening over the next 24-36 hours then gradually weakening is forecast.

JTWC Forecast Track Typhoon Bualoi

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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