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Tropical Cyclone Information

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15:00 JST, 26 August 2016
All Tropical Cyclones 161016101610

TY 1610 (Lionrock)
Issued at 06:45 UTC, 26 August 2016
<Analysis at 06 UTC, 26 August>
Scale-
IntensityVery strong
Center positionN23°05' (23.1°)
E131°10' (131.2°)
Direction and speed of movementE Slow
Central pressure945 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center45 m/s (85 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed60 m/s (120 kt)
≥ 50 kt wind areaALL 90 km (50 NM)
≥ 30 kt wind areaALL 220 km (120 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 27 August>
IntensityVery strong
Center position of probability circleN24°20' (24.3°)
E133°10' (133.2°)
Direction and speed of movementENE 10 km/h (6 kt)
Central pressure930 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center50 m/s (95 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed70 m/s (135 kt)
Radius of probability circle110 km (60 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 240 km (130 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 28 August>
IntensityVery strong
Center position of probability circleN26°55' (26.9°)
E136°40' (136.7°)
Direction and speed of movementNE 20 km/h (10 kt)
Central pressure925 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center50 m/s (100 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed70 m/s (140 kt)
Radius of probability circle200 km (110 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 330 km (180 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 29 August>
IntensityVery strong
Center position of probability circleN30°30' (30.5°)
E141°40' (141.7°)
Direction and speed of movementNE 25 km/h (14 kt)
Central pressure940 hPa
Maximum wind speed near center45 m/s (90 kt)
Maximum wind gust speed65 m/s (130 kt)
Radius of probability circle410 km (220 NM)
Storm warning areaALL 540 km (290 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 30 August>
Center position of probability circleN36°10' (36.2°)
E141°50' (141.8°)
Direction and speed of movementN 25 km/h (14 kt)
Radius of probability circle600 km (325 NM)
<Forecast for 06 UTC, 31 August>
Center position of probability circleN40°55' (40.9°)
E133°20' (133.3°)
Direction and speed of movementNW 35 km/h (20 kt)
Radius of probability circle650 km (350 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