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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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Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

The disturbance over the central South Indian Ocean has rapidly intensified into Tropical Cyclone Batsirai with max winds to 90 kts. Continue reading

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Indian Ocean Marine Weather

High pressure prevails across the South Indian Ocean between 33S and 40S latitudes. Fresh to Near Gale westerlies prevail south of 40 S with moderate easterlies north of the ridge, except strong winds and seas near developing tropical cyclones. Continue reading

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South Indian Ocean Weather Outlook

Marine Weather Outlook South Indian Ocean Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Belna heading for Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Belna over the South Indian Ocean NNE of Europa Island has been moving SSW at 5 knots with max winds currently estimated at 90 knots.  Belna is expected to make landfall along the west coast of Madagascar thenl … Continue reading

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Two Tropical Cyclones developing over the South Indian Ocean

First Tropical Cyclone Tropical Cyclone (02S) has formed over the South Indian Ocean NNW of St Denis, Reunion and is moving WSW at about 4 knots with max winds of 40 knots. This system is moving through an area of … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Cebile near peak intensity

Tropical Cyclone Cebile located about 583 NM S-SE of Diego Garcia in the southern Indian Ocean is packing winds to 115 knots with max significant wave heights to 34 feet (10.4 meters). Hurricane force winds extend outward 50 NM to … Continue reading

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TC 17S develops N-NW of Darwin

TC 17S  has developed about 179 NM NNW of Darwin Australia and was moving towards the SW at about 8 knots with max winds of about 35 knots. Conditions favor some slow deepening over the next 24-36 hours then unfavorable … Continue reading

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TC Ernie Update

TC Ernie deepened rapidly during the past 24 hours and as of 1800Z April 17th was about 435 NM N-NW of Learmonth, Australia and was moving towards the S-SW at 2 knots.  Max winds are estimated to be 130 knots … Continue reading

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TC Ernie Deepens over Southern Indian Ocean

April 6th 2100Z:  TC Ernie over the southern Indian Ocean was located about 511 NM N-NW of Learmonth, Australia was moving towards the S-SW at about 7 knots with max winds of at least 40-45 knots, however, recent satellite images … Continue reading

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