Saturday, October 16, 2010

Super Typhoon Updates

Issued At: 5:00 a.m., 16 October 2010
Valid Beginning: 5:00 a.m. today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow

Predicted Mean Sea Level Pressure
Analysis for 8 a.m., 16 October 2010

Predicted Mean Sea Level Wind
Analysis for 8 a.m., 16 October 2010

Satellite Image for 10 a.m., 16 October 2010

Synopsis: At 4:00 a.m. today, Typhoon "JUAN" was located based on satellite and surface data at 1,140 km East of Northern Luzon (16.8°N 133.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph. Forecast to move Northwest at 20 kph.

Forecast: The whole country will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Northern and Eastern Luzon and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the Northeast to Northwest with slight to moderate seas.