Tropical Storm DOKSURI (MARING) Final Update



Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Wednesday 13 September 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Storm DOKSURI (MARING) has just moved out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), on its way to Hainan-Northern Vietnam Area. 

This storm is expected to slow down for the next 24 hours and could become a Typhoon by tomorrow afternoon (Sept 14).

*This is the Final Update on this Tropical Cyclone. 

Where is DOKSURI (MARING)? As of 5:00 PM PhT, September 13…0900 GMT.  The center was located over the South China Sea (near 15.5N 115.3E), about 506 km west of Alaminos City, Pangasinan or 540 km west of Olongapo City, Zambales.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 85 kph near the center…Gustiness: 100 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs) It was moving West-Northwest @ 24 kph, across the South China Sea.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s) :: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected? Heavy to Extreme Rains (50 to more than 100 mm expected in 24 hours):
>> None.

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
>> None.

Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+ :: None.
2-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**

THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Becomes a Typhoon as it moves West-Northwest across the South China Sea…about 706 km south-southwest of Hong Kong, China [2PM Sept 14: 16.4N 111.9E @ 130kph].  Confidence Level: LOW.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Intensifying slowly while bearing down the coast of North-Central Vietnam…about 869 km southwest of Hong Kong, China [2PM Sept 15: 17.9N 107.3E @ 140kph].  Confidence LevelLOW.

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/have 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.

Other Storm Info > 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 520 mm [Light to Extreme]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 989 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 825 km (Medium)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None.

Additional Distances Time/Date: 5:00 PM PhT Wed September 13, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 15.5º N Lat 115.3º E Lon
Distance 1: 555 km WSW of San Fernando City, La Union
Distance 2: 567 km W of Urdaneta City, Pangasinan
Distance 3: 568 km W of Tarlac City, Tarlac
Distance 4: 575 km W of Baguio City, Benguet
Distance 5: 627 km W of Metro Manila

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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