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The Attack of the Cyclones

Posted by feww on December 14, 2009

5 Tropical Cyclone Systems Active Globally, 4 in the Southern Hemisphere

TROPICAL CYCLONE 05B (WARD) – Indian Ocean

  • Date Time: December 14 00:00 UTC
  • Approximate Position: 8.9N 81.4E
  • Location:  160 nmi northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Movement: Has been tracking west (270 degrees) at 04 knots during  the past six hours.
  • Max Sustained Winds:  30 knots; Gusts: 40 knots
  • Max Significant Wave Heights: 3.6 m (11 feet)


TC Ward MTSAT 1R (IR4) + Blue Marble Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: Digital Typhoon


TC Ward Projected Path. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC


TC Ward Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC

TROPICAL CYCLONE 04P (MICK)

# 01 Active Tropical Cyclone in South Pacific

  • Date Time: December 14 00:00 UTC
  • Approximate Position: 15.6S 176.5E
  • Location:  Located approximately 145 nmi north-northwest of Nadi, Fiji.
  • Movement: Has been tracking 150 degrees at 09  knots during  the past six hours.
  • Max Sustained Winds:  055 knots, Gusts 070 knots
  • Max Significant Wave Heights: 6 m (18 feet)

TC Mick is intensify buffeting the tourist area of the Yasawa Islands west of Fiji with strong winds and torrential rain.

Mick may be heading towards Tonga.


TC Mick Projected Path. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC


TC Mick Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC

TROPICAL CYCLONE 06S (Laurence)

# 02 Active Tropical Cyclone in Southern Hemisphere

  • Date Time: December 14 00:00 UTC
  • Approximate Position: 12.0S 125.4E
  • Location:  Located approximately 235 nmi west of Darwin, Australia
  • Movement: Has been tracking 290 degrees at 06  knots during  the past six hours.
  • Max Sustained Winds:  035 knots, Gusts 045 knots
  • Max Significant Wave Heights: 3.6 m (11 feet)


TC Laurence Projected Path. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC


TC Laurence Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC

TROPICAL CYCLONE 05S (Five)

# 03 Active Tropical Cyclone in Southern Hemisphere

  • Date Time: December 14 00:00 UTC
  • Approximate Position: 11.7S 82.4E
  • Location:  Located approximately 650 nmi southeast of Diego Garcia Island.
  • Movement: Has been tracking 220 degrees at 06  knots during  the past six hours.
  • Max Sustained Winds:  035 knots, Gusts 045 knots
  • Max Significant Wave Heights: 3.3 m (10 feet)


TC Five Projected Path. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC


TC Five Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC

TROPICAL CYCLONE 03S (Cleo)

# 04 Active Tropical Cyclone in Southern Hemisphere

  • Date Time: December 14 00:00 UTC
  • Approximate Position: 17.7S 61.7E
  • Location:  Located approximately 400 nmi east-northeast Réunion Island, Indian Ocean
  • Movement: Has been tracking 190 degrees at 07  knots during  the past six hours.
  • Max Sustained Winds:  030 knots, Gusts 040 knots
  • Max Significant Wave Heights: 3.3 m (10 feet)


TC Cleo Projected Path. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC


TC Cleo Satellite Image. Click image to enlarge. Source: JTWC

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[Conversion Note: 1 nautical mile (nmi) = 1.852 km; 1 knot = 1nmi per hour]

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