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TROPICAL DEPRESSION 26W [UNNAMED] 1:00 PM PST (05:00 GMT) Sun 22 November 2009

By: Gene Davis Posted: November-22-2009 in
Gene Davis

Forecast Outlook: 26W is expected to move northward for the next 12 hours and intensify. The 2 to 5-day Long-Range Forecast shows the system attaining Tropical Storm status tomorrow morning [8am Nov 23: 7.3N 148.7E] as it moves NW-ward. 26W will continue to track northwestward across the Western Pacific Ocean, passing about 300 km WSW of Guam on Thursday morning [8am Nov 26: 12.5N 142.2E] as a Category 1 Typhoon w/ forecast winds of 120 kph...and will be about 500 km WNW of Guam on Friday morning [8am Nov 27: 15.0N 140.4E]. Based on this forecast, 26W is not a threat to the Philippines. Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, so a turn to the left or right of its future track and other possibilities must be considered.

Effects & Hazards: 26W is not yet affecting any major islands at this time.

Tropical Disturbance 93W (LPA) remains almost stationary over the Southern Philippine Sea...currently located near lat 7.6N lon 129.1E...or about 390 km ENE of Davao City...with 1-min maximum sustained winds of 35 kph near the center. This system will be closely monitored for possible development into a weak Tropical Cyclone within the next 1-2 days.

Current Storm Information:

Time/Date: 12:00 PM PST Sun November 22 2009
Location of Center: 7.0º N Lat 148.8º E Lon
Distance 1: 835 km (450 nm) SSE of Guam, CNMI
Distance 2: 1,210 km (653 nm) ESE of Yap, FSM
Distance 3: 2,450 km (1,323 nm) East of Mindanao, PH
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 45 kph (25 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 65 kph (35 kts)
6-hr Rain Amounts (near the center): N/A
Minimum Central Pressure: 1002 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: TD
Present Movement: North @ 05 kph (03 kts)
Towards: Southern Marianas
Size (in Diameter): ... km (... nm) / N/A
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM PST Sun Nov 22

user avatar Anonymous

tropical depression 26w

this is really late in the typical season !


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