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Apr
19
2017

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Active Hazards, and 1-day precipitation accumulation layers

However, there’s a tropical disturbance, which is the remnants of Tropical Disturbance 02W…located approximately 265 NM northwest of Manila, Philippines

Here’s a satellite image of this disturbance / here’s a recent NASA satellite image of this system

Here’s a near real-time wind profile of this disturbance

According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), satellite images show a well defined low level circulation center, with flaring convection over the eastern semi-circle.

The system is currently sitting in an area of moderately strong 15-20 knot wind shear, offset by poleward outflow.

Global models show no significant development, as the system tracks northward, although there is a short window for slight intensification…before it tracks into stronger wind shear to the north.

Maximum sustained winds are estimated to be 15-20 knots.

The potential for the development of a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours is upgraded to medium.

 

Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30, 2016. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Basin

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30, 2016. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Central Pacific Basin

Satellite image of this area

Western North Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

North Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

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