2 August 2017 - bulletin 446

Updated at 2100 GMT
Latest warnings for 07W and 13W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
TYPHOON Noru / 07W
Warning 53 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 26.7N 135.5E
Location 488 miles SE of Sasebo, Japan
Movement 340° (NNW) at 5 knots
Maximum sustained winds 95 knots gusting to 115 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 120 to 135 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 35 to 60 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Kyushu, Japan
Maximum significant wave height 38 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Noru is moving northwest. The storm's intensity will fluctuate between 85 and 100 knots over the next three days, as it approaches southwestern Japan.

Tropical storm Nalgae / 13W
Warning 08 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 27.1N 165.3E
Location 473 miles N of Wake Island
Movement 320° (NW) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 0 to 45 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Nalgae is moving northwest. The system will intensify to 50 knots before becoming extra-tropical.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1200 GMT
System 91E
Position 9.7N 96.2W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (20%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is LOW (30%)

NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1330 GMT
System 98W
Position 23.1N 175.0E
Location 510 miles SW of Midway Island
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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