Muifa expected to pass over the Southern Japanese islands as a Typhoon

Confidence continues to build in the forecast for Muifa today. The good news for Okinawa-honto the storm is on track to pass over Miyako-Jima and possibly Ishi-gaki Sunday into Monday. This would still bring some impacts from the outer rain bands to the island of Okinawa but the main effects will be further west. Meanwhile, […]

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Super Typhoon Hinnamnor Passes near Okinawa

Typhoon Hinnamnor is currently clearly seen on the radar. The inner eyewall is where winds are at Super Typhoon Strength and based on the current track those core winds will remain well offshore Wednesday. Outer rain bands though will bring passing tropical storm strength conditions as the bands pass Wednesday evening. Meanwhile, on Minami-Daito part […]

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Typhoon Hinnamnor Intensifies Quickly East of Okinawa

According to JTWC Hinnamnor is now only a few knots away from being a Super Typhoon East of Okinawa. Reaching this intensity from a disorganized invest area in less than 48hrs. The storm is expected to continue to intensify as well today peaking out as a category 5 equivalent storm. Of course, the storm will […]

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HINNAMNOR FORMS NEAR JAPAN

Hinnamnor continues to strengthen with the latest forecast now expecting a typhoon over Okinawa mid-late week. Even since I made this video the forecast even has changed a bit from JTWC and JMA. Key thing is to continue to check in with them for new updates.

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Westpacwx Tropical Outlook

Chaba and Aere are waning in the western pacific today but it’s July and things are just not about to chill just yet. Another tropical wave east of the Philippines is set to bring more rain through mid-week across the Philippines. Then possibly form after passing the country. And another low in the long-range is […]

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Tropical Storm Aere / Domeng nearing Okinawa

A storm watch is in place in Okinawa as Tropical Storm Aere nears landfall Saturday. The last time we had a named storm over the island of Choi-wan in 2021. Here is a look at this storm and what some of the impacts will be. Be smart during the storm, that is the key thing. […]

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Tropics heating up in the western pacific

Several tropical areas in the western pacific today. Both invest 97 and 98w forming a large monsoonal gyre. As always in this update, I discuss what you can expect. The 4th of July weekend COULD bit a bit messy thanks to a tropical low to the south of Okinawa as well. The key thing is […]

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