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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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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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Tropical Cyclone Dovi forms ENE of New Caledonia

The tropical disturbance over the South Pacific yesterday has now been named Tropical Cyclone Dovi and is now located east-northeast of New Caledonia and is moving southeast at 5 knots with max winds of about 40 knots. 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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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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Maritime Weather Outlook Indian Ocean

A ridge of high pressure prevails between 30S and 40S latitudes. A low center southeast of Madagascar is producing strong to gale force winds south and southwest of the center. Continue reading

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