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18:00 JST, 20 August 2018
All Tropical Cyclones 1819181918201820

TY 1819 (Soulik)
Issued at 09:45 UTC, 20 August 2018
<Analysis at 09 UTC, 20 August>
Scale-
IntensityStrong
Center positionN26°05' (26.1°)
E135°00' (135.0°)
Direction and speed of movementWNW 15 km/h (9 kt)
Central pressure955 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (80 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed60 m/s (115 kt)
≥ 50 kt wind areaALL 110 km (60 NM)
≥ 30 kt wind areaALL 390 km (210 NM)
<Forecast for 09 UTC, 21 August>
IntensityVery strong
Center position of probability circleN28°35' (28.6°)
E130°20' (130.3°)
Direction and speed of movementWNW 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 circle110 km (60 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 260 km (140 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 22 August>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN31°30' (31.5°)
E126°35' (126.6°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 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 circle200 km (110 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 330 km (180 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 23 August>
Intensity-
Center position of probability circleN36°00' (36.0°)
E125°35' (125.6°)
Direction and speed of movementN 20 km/h (11 kt)
Central pressure990 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center25 m/s (50 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed35 m/s (70 kt)
Radius of probability circle260 km (140 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 24 August>
Center position of probability circleN42°20' (42.3°)
E128°30' (128.5°)
Direction and speed of movementNNE 30 km/h (17 kt)
Radius of probability circle480 km (260 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 25 August>
Center position of probability circleN48°05' (48.1°)
E133°25' (133.4°)
Direction and speed of movementNNE 30 km/h (17 kt)
Radius of probability circle650 km (350 NM)

STS 1820 (Cimaron)
Issued at 10:00 UTC, 20 August 2018
<Analysis at 09 UTC, 20 August>
Scale-
Intensity-
Center positionN17°35' (17.6°)
E147°40' (147.7°)
Direction and speed of movementWNW 15 km/h (9 kt)
Central pressure985 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center30 m/s (55 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed40 m/s (80 kt)
≥ 50 kt wind areaALL 90 km (50 NM)
≥ 30 kt wind areaSE 560 km (300 NM)
NW 280 km (150 NM)
<Forecast for 09 UTC, 21 August>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN21°00' (21.0°)
E143°20' (143.3°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 30 km/h (16 kt)
Central pressure970 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center35 m/s (70 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed50 m/s (100 kt)
Radius of probability circle110 km (60 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 240 km (130 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 22 August>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN24°35' (24.6°)
E139°10' (139.2°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 30 km/h (16 kt)
Central pressure965 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (75 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed55 m/s (105 kt)
Radius of probability circle200 km (110 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 370 km (200 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 23 August>
IntensityStrong
Center position of probability circleN31°10' (31.2°)
E134°30' (134.5°)
Direction and speed of movementNNW 35 km/h (19 kt)
Central pressure965 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center40 m/s (75 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed55 m/s (105 kt)
Radius of probability circle260 km (140 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 430 km (230 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 24 August>
Center position of probability circleN39°10' (39.2°)
E135°25' (135.4°)
Direction and speed of movementN 35 km/h (20 kt)
Radius of probability circle440 km (240 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 25 August>
Center position of probability circleN44°20' (44.3°)
E144°25' (144.4°)
Direction and speed of movementNE 40 km/h (21 kt)
Radius of probability circle700 km (375 NM)

When a tropical cyclone is expected to turn into a tropical depression or an extratropical cyclone in the next three to five days, a forecast covering the period up to four days ahead is issued.
Units:
1 kt (knot) = 1.852 km/h = 0.5144 m/s
1 nm (nautical mile) = 1.852 km