Japanese
Skip Navigation About Us Access Links Site Map
Home
Weather/Earthquakes
Services
Publications/Periodicals
News Releases
For NMHSs
Home > Weather and Earthquakes > Tropical Cyclone Information

Tropical Cyclone Information

Select track forecast or wind probability
Tropical Cyclone 5-Day Track Forecast is currently issued.
Click on a tropical cyclone to see an enlarged map of the related forecast.
21:00 JST, 1 October 2016
All Tropical Cyclones 16181618

TY 1618 (Chaba)
Issued at 12:50 UTC, 1 October 2016
<Analysis at 12 UTC, 1 October>
Scale-
IntensityStrong
Center positionN17°35' (17.6°)
E133°25' (133.4°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 20 km/h (12 kt)
Central pressure970 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center35 m/s (70 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed50 m/s (100 kt)
≥ 50 kt wind areaALL 90 km (50 NM)
≥ 30 kt wind areaALL 280 km (150 NM)
<Forecast for 00 UTC, 2 October>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN19°50' (19.8°)
E131°25' (131.4°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 30 km/h (15 kt)
Central pressure960 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (75 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed55 m/s (105 kt)
Radius of probability circle70 km (40 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 180 km (95 NM)
<Forecast for 12 UTC, 2 October>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN22°05' (22.1°)
E129°35' (129.6°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 25 km/h (14 kt)
Central pressure955 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (80 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed60 m/s (115 kt)
Radius of probability circle110 km (60 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 220 km (120 NM)
<Forecast for 12 UTC, 3 October>
IntensityVery strong
Center position of probability circleN26°30' (26.5°)
E128°05' (128.1°)
Direction and speed of movementNNW 20 km/h (12 kt)
Central pressure950 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center45 m/s (85 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed60 m/s (120 kt)
Radius of probability circle200 km (110 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 330 km (180 NM)
<Forecast for 12 UTC, 4 October>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN31°20' (31.3°)
E129°00' (129.0°)
Direction and speed of movementN 20 km/h (12 kt)
Central pressure955 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (80 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed60 m/s (115 kt)
Radius of probability circle410 km (220 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 540 km (290 NM)

Units:
1 kt (knot) = 1.852 km/h = 0.5144 m/s
1 nm (nautical mile) = 1.852 km