Friday, October 14, 2011

TD BANYAN [RAMON] - Update #014


for Friday, 14 October 2011 [12:23 PM PhT]

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+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Philippines (PAGASA/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): -- km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): -- km/hr

+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 45 km/hr
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11:00 AM PhT (03:00 GMT) Fri 14 October 2011
Source: T2K Analysis/JTWC TC Warning #017/SatFixes
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2011)
Tropical Depression BANYAN (RAMON) moving rapidly northward across the West Philippine Sea...exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Eastern outermost rainbands retreats into the West Philippine longer affecting Luzon.

Residents and visitors along Hainan & Vietnam should closely monitor the progress of BANYAN (RAMON).

Do not use this for life or death decision. This advisory is intended for additional information purposes only. Kindly refer to your country's official weather agency for local warnings, advisories & bulletins.


Time/Date: 11:00 AM PhT Fri October 14 2011
Location of Center: 17.9º N Lat 116.8º E Lon
Distance 1: 383 km WNW of Vigan City
Distance 2: 403 km WSW of Laoag City
Distance 3: 399 km WNW of San Fernando City
Distance 4: 559 km SSE of Hong Kong
Distance 5: 583 km SSE of Macau
Distance 6: 588 km NW of Metro Manila
Distance 7: 680 km ESE of Qionghai, Hainan
Distance 8: 936 km ENE of Da Nang, Vietnam
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 55 kph (30 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 65 kph (35 kts)
Present Movement: North @ 28 kph (15 kts)
Towards: Hainan-Vietnam Area
24hr Rainfall Accum (near center): 200 mm (High)
Rainrate (near center): 15-20 mm/hr (Mod)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Tropical Depression
Size (in Diameter): 665 km (360 nm) [Average]
Wind Area Distribution (in Knots): Current Wind Profile
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 13 ft
Possible Storm Surge Height: 0 ft [0 m]
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM HKT Fri Oct 14


BANYAN (RAMON) is expected to move NW to WNW-ward during the next 24 hrs...with a sudden West to WSW turn through 72 hours. A decrease on its forward speed is likely during the outlook period. On the forecast track, the core of the depression will pass just to the southeast of Hainan Island on Monday.

Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min. avg) remain near 55 km/hr (30 knots) with higher gusts. BANYAN (RAMON) is a Tropical Depression (TD) on the Saffir-Simpson Tropical Cyclone Scale...and should re-intensify back to Tropical Storm status later tonight.

The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:

SATURDAY MORNING:  Regains Tropical Storm status while outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)...turns Westward [8AM OCT 15: 19.1N 114.9E @ 75kph].
SUNDAY MORNING:  Continues to gain strength as it turns WSW towards to the south of Hainan [8AM OCT 16: 18.2N 112.6E @ 85kph].
MONDAY MORNING:  Passing to the south of Hainan Island towards Vietnam [8AM OCT 17: 17.0N 110.1E @ 85kph].

*Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 250 km...while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 kph per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.


Below is the summary of the storm's parts and its hazards affecting specific areas:

RAINBANDS - over water (West Philippine Sea) longer affecting Luzon. Tropical Depression Conditions w/ moderate to strong winds (25-61 kph) will be expected along these bands (click here to know more about Rainbands).
24HR TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATION - from 5 up to 100 mm (low to high rainfall) can be expected along areas affected by the rainbands (see above)...with isolated amounts of 101 to 200 mm (High) along areas near the center of BANYAN (RAMON). (click to open NOAA's eTRaP graphic).

Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects-hazards, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!

External Links for TD BANYAN (RAMON)

PAGASA@Twitter: Hourly Updates
View NOAA-CIRA's: Latest Full Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp2311.gif
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: Near Real-Time
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 5 days Ahead
JAXA TRMM Page: Latest Rainrate (in mm/hr)
Zoomed Satellite Pic: NOAA's Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop



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