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Tropical Cyclone Halima now a Cat 4 Storm

Tropical Cyclone Halima over the South Indian Ocean has intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with max winds of 120 knots Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Gombe to intensify over Mozambique Channel

Gombe will move out over the Mozambique Channel during the next 12-18 hours then favorable conditions will allow for the system to  strengthen fairly rapidly to hurricane force winds prior to landfall over Mozambique Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Vernon Forms over South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Vernon has formed over the South Indian Ocean southwest of Cocos Islands and was moving west-southwest at 8 knots with max winds of 45 knots.  Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Emnati Nears Madagascar East Coast

Tropical Cyclone Emnati, currently located north-northwest of La Réunion Island in the South Indian Ocean and was moving west-southwestward at 6 knots with maximum winds to 100 knots and significant wave heights up to 32 feet (9.8 meters).  Continue reading

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Intensifying Tropical Cyclone Emnati bears down on Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Emnati continues to strengthen over the South Indian Ocean north-northwest of Mauritius as it moves west at 7 knots with max winds about 105 knots and max significant wave height about 9 meters (near 30 feet). 

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Tropical Cyclone Emnati to threaten Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Emnati over the South Indian Ocean northeast of Mauritius currently with max winds of about 55 knots is moving west at 16 knots. Continue reading

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South Indian Ocean Marine Weather Outlook

A ridge of high pressure prevails across the South Indian Ocean, mostly between 32S and 42S latitudes.  Far to the south, an intense 948mb low near 57S/19E is moving eastward and weakening Continue reading

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Intense Tropical Cyclone Batsirai headed for Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai over the South Indian Ocean is moving west-northwest at 4 knots with max winds estimated to 115 knots with significant wave heights to 16 meters (52 feet). Batsirai is an intense, highly symmetrical tropical cyclone with a 30 nm wide eye. Continue reading

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South Indian Ocean Marine Weather Outlook

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai was located 80 nn NNW of Port Louis and was moving west to west-northwest with max winds 125 knots and is forecast to make landfall along the east coast of Madagascar 5th about 0600Z. Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai over the South Indian Ocean east-northeast of Mauritius currently moving west at 8 knots with max winds of 70 knots and max significant wave heights of 8.5 meters (about 28 feet). Continue reading

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