11 June 2017 - bulletin 305

Updated at 0930 GMT
Latest warning for 04W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical depression Merbok / 04W
Warning 02 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 17.2N 116.6E
Location 298 miles WNW of Manila, Philippines
Movement 345° (NNW) at 11 knots
Maximum sustained winds 30 knots gusting to 40 knots
Threatened landmasses Southern China
Maximum significant wave height 11 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 00 GMT

Merbok formed earlier today and is moving northnorthwest towards mainland China. The storm will track overland and veer east. The storm will peak at 40 knots before landfall, and is expected to dissipate over water east of China.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0300 GMT
System 96W is now 04W

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 0600 GMT
System 92E
Position 13.8N 94.5W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is MEDIUM (40%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is MEDIUM (60%)

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