Cyclone Yasa, a top category five storm, is expected to bring winds of up to 250 kmh (155 mph) and torrential rain across the South Pacific archipelago nation when it … NASA's Terra satellite passed over the South Pacific Ocean and found a stronger Tropical Cyclone Uesi after obtaining infrared imagery of the storm. The South Pacific tropical cyclone season officially began on Nov. 1, 2020 and will run through April 30, 2021. There are two tropical cyclones affecting American Samoa in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. 21. Typhoon tracking maps, current sea temperatures, and more. On December 18, 2020 (noonsite) – As if 2020 hasn’t thrown enough at us, two separate cyclones are developing in the Pacific which could have impact on a number of countries. (noonsite) – As if 2020 hasn’t thrown enough at us, two separate cyclones are developing in the Pacific which could have impact on a number of countries. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite provided a look at the rainfall rates occurring in both storms. With both Yasa and Zaza developing, sailors should keep a sharp eye to the weather. There are two tropical cyclones affecting American Samoa in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. 21. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The ANZ Stadium in Suva, along with Westpac Stadium in New Zealand, could be home to the Wellington-based South Pacific Cyclones in the National Rugby League (NRL) 2018 season. PORTIONS COPYRIGHT THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. But it will take months for the Pacific … The latest typhoon watches and warnings for the South Pacific Basin. Momentum is growing for a second NRL club in New Zealand, and now the consortium behind the plan have revealed that the team to be called the South Pacific Cyclones … COPYRIGHT ©1995-2020 JONATHAN EDWARDS. Some of Fiji's smaller islands remain in the path of the cyclone, which is expected to ease further as it continues its path south. Read More, Published by Blue Water Sailing Media, a division of Day Communications, Inc., Middletown, RI. There are two tropical cyclones affecting American Samoa in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. 21. NRL Tropical Cyclone Page; FNMOC Satellite Data Tropical Cyclone Page; Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecasting System (Naval Research Laboratory) UW-CIMSS Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) SPSD Tropical Program Products: Dvorak Classifications: Satellite Imagery: Subjective position and intensity estimates of tropical disturbances and cyclones across the globe using the internationally recognized Dvorak technique. Tropical Depression 03 TD03 reported to have been 364 km South-Southwest of Falease’ela at 2:00 am this morning has been upgraded to Tropical Cyclone Zazu as reported by the Samoa Meteorological Services. ; Please keep off-topic and political discussion to a minimum, and respect the guidelines listed to the right. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Blue Water Sailing Media publishes Blue Water Sailing magazine, Multihulls Quarterly and other titles. Last edited on 23 May 2019, at 12:55. This is the forum page for the 2020-21 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season.. Two tropical cyclones have developed in the South Pacific over the past 24 hours. Almost 90 percent of these storms form within 20° north or south of the Equator. The photo-like, true color corrected reflectance image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (), aboard NASA's Aqua satellite.Visit Worldview to visualize near real-time imagery from NASA's EOSDIS, and check out more Worldview weekly images in our archive. Very large text size A second New Zealand team in the NRL would be known as the South Pacific Cyclones and play up to half their home matches in Fiji. Tropical cyclone - Tropical cyclone - Location and patterns of tropical cyclones: Tropical oceans spawn approximately 80 tropical storms annually, and about two-thirds are severe (category 1 or higher on the Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity). Tropical Storm Vicky has triggered warnings, while Tropical Cyclone 18P continues to develop. While a little less frequent are cyclones in the area that goes from the Solomon Islands, the Samoa … The club would be based in Wellington and propose to play half their home matches in the New Zealand capital, with other games to be spread throughout the country and the Pacific, including Rotorua. With both Yasa and Zaza developing, sailors should keep a sharp eye to the weather. The clean-up from the destructive Tropical Cyclone Yasa has begun, with the New Zealand Government and humanitarian organisations providing support. Please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~).Place comments that start a new topic at the bottom of the page and give them a descriptive header. South Pacific Cyclones Replacing the Wellington Orcas bid, the Wellington Rugby League have been working on a proposal and business plan for a second New Zealand based team since 2008. FNMOC Satellite Data Tropical Cyclone Page, Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecasting System, UW-CIMSS Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU). The season officially started on November 1, 2020 and will end on April 30, 2021, however a tropical cyclone could form at any time between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 and would count towards the season total. All rights reserved. Content is available under CC BY-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. Tropical Storm Vicky has triggered warnings, while Tropical Cyclone 18P continues to develop. | Admin, Treasure Hunter Marks 5th Year in Jail for Refusing to Note Location of Missing Gold Coins, Solo, Non-Stop Sail From New York to San Francisco. Cyclone Yasa, a top category five storm, is expected to bring winds of up to 250km/h and torrential rain across the South Pacific archipelago when it makes landfall. JONATHAN EDWARDS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR DELAYS IN CONTENT, OR FOR ANY ACTIONS TAKEN IN RELIANCE THEREON. Image of Tropical Cyclones Yasa and Zazu in the South Pacific Ocean acquired on 13 and 14 December 2020. 401-847-7612, Scott Akerman, Portland, ME The first tropical cyclone of the season is brewing across the South Pacific and it can bring impacts to Fiji and Vanuatu. scott@bwsailing.com The South Pacific Ocean recently moved into tropical cyclone season. The bid for a second New Zealand NRL team has taken another positive step, with Rotorua Lakes Council keen to host matches if the South Pacific Cyclones are admitted to the competition. There are two tropical cyclones affecting American Samoa in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. 21. George Day, Newport, RI A second New Zealand team in the NRL would be known as the South Pacific Cyclones and play up to half their home matches in Fiji. Southwest Pacific (NHC Color Enhancement) (HIMAWARI8; CIMSS) Southwest Pacifc Water Vapor (HIMAWARI8; CIMSS) Southwest Pacifc Water Vapor (Color Background) (HIMAWARI8; CIMSS) South Pacific Infrared (HIMAWARI8; NRL) South Pacific Water Vapor (HIMAWARI8; NRL) South Pacific Visible (HIMAWARI8; NRL) Southeast Pacific. IS A TRADE MARK OF JONATHAN EDWARDS. ; Please keep off-topic and political discussion to a minimum, and respect the guidelines listed to the right. Two Cyclones Develop in the South Pacific. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite provided a … george@bwsailing.com Talk:2009–10 South Pacific cyclone season/February. Tropical Storm Vicky has triggered warnings, while Tropical Cyclone 18P continues to develop. THE CYCLOSTORM LOGO AND THE WORDS "WATCHING THE HURRICANE ZONE" This is the forum page for the 2020-21 South Pacific cyclone season.. Storm warnings have been issued across the South Pacific as Cyclone Percy became the fourth violent storm in a month to hit the region and had the tiny island group of Tokelau directly in its path. The 2020–21 South Pacific cyclone season is a currently ongoing period of the year when most tropical cyclones form within the South Pacific Ocean to the east of 160°E. The bid for a second New Zealand NRL has taken another positive step, with Rotorua Lakes Council keen to host matches if the South Pacific Cyclones are admitted to the competition. Tropical Storm Vicky has triggered warnings, while Tropical Cyclone 18P continues to develop. The consortium backing a Wellington-based team to join the NRL in 2018 has revealed further details of its bid, including the official name of the club and its plans to expand across the Pacific with the inclusion of Fiji. News Fiji braces for Cyclone Yasa with 16-meter waves forecast. Tonga hit by Cyclone Zazu as second Pacific cyclone could reach Category 5 • Source: Tonga is being hit by Cyclone Zazu this afternoon, with winds gusting up to 120 kilometre an hour. Those in the area of Fiji, Yasa is getting close and currently is a category 4 storm. Tropical Cyclone Harold is considered a category 5 by their rating system. Please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~).Place comments that start a new topic at the bottom of the page and give them a descriptive header. South Pacific Tropical Homepage. Best status from NRL: 25kts 1000mb Tropical Disturbance 03F from RSMC Nadi 2018-12-29, 0600z @ 11.7°S 162.4°E Tropical Depression 03F from RSMC Nadi 2018-12-29, ... Return to "2018–19 South Pacific cyclone season" page. REPUBLICATION OR REDISTRIBUTION OF CYCLOSTORM CONTENT, INCLUDING BY FRAMING Tropical Cyclone Tracking. The South Pacific uses a different rating system than ours, and it tops out at winds greater than 124 mph. The area most likely to experience a tropical cyclone in the South Pacific is that of Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Niue and the islands of Wallis and Futuna. 207-939-5802, © 2014 Blue Water Media. OR SIMILAR MEANS, IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF JONATHAN EDWARDS. Provided if the team gets the green light, the South Pacific Cyclones will be the second New Zealand team in the NRL and could play up to half their home matches in Fiji. Yasa with 16-meter waves forecast tropical Storm Vicky has triggered warnings, while Cyclone... 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