Archive | August 10, 2011

09 UTC August 10, 2011 Tropical Depression 13W

Invest 92W has been upgraded into a tropical depression both by JMA and JTWC. TD 13W was last located approximately 900km east of Okinawa or about 980km south of Honshu.  Maximum sustained winds are at 55kph gusting to 85kph.

NRLMRY VIS Image

Not much is expected for TD 13W. Conditions in the area will remain marginally favorable. There is a small chance of it becoming a tropical storm. TD 13W is not forecast to hit mainland Japan. JTWC is forecasting it to turn norheastward well south of Honshu.

JTWC Forecast Track

No other tropical disturbance in the Pacific, aside from TD 13W.

-WxCaster PAT