Long Range Tropical Threat and when will the wet season arrive.

Lots of questions in today’s update. For now things are relatively calm out side of passing heavy showers across Mindanao and the rainy season front in Japan. But the GFS has been aggressive on developing something out there as we wrap up the month of June. In this update I discuss what we could be […]

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Tropical Depression Over Mindanao

After a short spell as a Tropical Storm Crising is laughably disorganized now as it moves over Mindanao. The big issue continues to be rainfall with this low as tracks west north of Davao City. Some rain may be felt futher north into southern Visayas as well but that is about the extent of impacts […]

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Long Range Tropical Outlook

Check this out, #Surigae / #Bising was a Cat. 5 storm way out of season, even for the western pacific. When you get something that unusual it sometimes can change the overall weather pattern to act a little “unusual” . This is the case this week with cool north winds flowing out of China and […]

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Typhoon Bising / Surigae Lashes the East Coast of the Philippines

Over 300mm of rainfall in the past 24hrs across parts of Samar has been reported causing flooding in the region. Typhoon Bising / Surigae continues to slowly meander north resulting in a lashing along the islands of Samar and Catanduanes. Signal Force Warnings have also been extended well northward in to North East Luzon today. […]

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Super Typhoon Surigae / Bising

Typhoon Surigae known as Bising in the Philippines continued to strengthen today maxing out with winds at Category 5 intensity. Not a common occurrence this time of year but not unheard of. Just 5 years ago Typhoon Maysak was a Super Typhoon in the Philippine Sea in late March. The storms track continues to pull […]

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Developing Tropical Depression near Yap

I can’t stress this enough in this update. I have more questions than answers in making this forecast. I been doing westpac storms for over a decade and this is one of the more difficult ones. Right now the video is for informational purposes to get an idea of whats going on and to know […]

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Philippines and the Long Range Tropical Outlook

In today’s update we discuss the extended forecast the potential of a tropical system late this week in to next week. There is a solid split in model guidance with some taking the developing low north as a much stronger storm near Guam. Yet CMC and ECMWF keeps it south and pulls it towards the […]

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