2 June 2018 - bulletin 372

Updated at 0915 GMT
First warning for 05W
Disturbance update


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical depression 05W
Warning 01 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 12.3N 112.2E
Location 327 miles SE of Da Nang, Vietnam
Movement 305° (NW) at 11 knots
Maximum sustained winds 25 knots gusting to 35 knots
Threatened landmasses Vietnam
Maximum significant wave height 6 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

05W has formed in the South China Sea, and will move northwest, paralleling the Vietnamese coastline. The system will strengthen to 40 knots before entering the Gulf of Tonkin.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0900 GMT
System 99W is now 05W

System 90W
Position 7.7N 128.9E
Location 199 miles E of Davao, Philippines
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

System 91W
Position 10.2N 148.2E
Location 225 miles SE of Guam
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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