TROPICAL STORM DANTE (CHOI-WAN) ADVISORY NO. 13
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday, 03 June 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 03 June 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||The small core of Tropical Storm DANTE (CHOI-WAN) has moved along the offshore areas of Bataan & Zambales during the past 6 hours – passing very close to Subic Bay…and is now moving just to the west of Masinloc, Zambales. The bulk of its rainband-circulation remains over the West Philippine Sea, decreasing the threat of extreme rainfall across Western Luzon.
Its rainbands together with its trough (extension) will continue to affect Central Luzon, Mindoro, Northern Palawan, and the southern portions of Ilocos Region. Occasional rain showers with scattered Severe thunderstorms and gusty winds will be expected across these areas today.
24-hr Outlook: TS DANTE is expected to maintain its NNW track at a decreased speed of 23 kph towards the West Philippine Sea, away from Luzon’s West Coast and will maintain its intensity throughout the day. The storm is forecast to briefly exit the northwestern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by early tomorrow morning (June 04).
|Where is DANTE (CHOI-WAN)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, June 03…2100 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 65 kph near the center…Gustiness: 85 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northwest @ 26 kph, across the West Philippine Sea|
|Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)||
|What Philippine areas will be directly affected?||Heavy to Extreme Rainfall (50 mm to >100 mm expected for 24 hrs):
Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
|Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+||
+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|2-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**||
**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/hr 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’s Meteorological Information||
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)
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