SEVERE TROPICAL STORM MARING (KOMPASU) ADVISORY NO. 03
Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Monday, 11 October 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Monday, 11 October 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||MARING (KOMPASU) becomes a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) as it slows down slightly while approaching Extreme Northern Luzon. Its western and southern rainbands now spreading across Northern Luzon bringing stormy weather over the area. This large storm has a wide swath of 55-kph winds with a radius extending up to 900 km from the center. Therefore, windy conditions can be felt as far as Okinawa to the north, and Bicol Region to the south.
24-hr Outlook: STS MARING (KOMPASU) is forecast to accelerate while maintaining its westerly course at a speed of 25 km/hr, and could intensify further. The core of STS MARING is expected to traverse Luzon Strait tonight, passing along the Babuyan Islands (between 6 to 11 PM), and will emerge along the northern portion of the West Philippine Sea, exiting the northwestern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by tomorrow morning.
The presence of this large Tropical Cyclone will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) bringing cloudy skies with passing “on-and-off” monsoon rains with possible Severe Thunderstorms and gusty winds of 30-60 kph across Central & Southern Luzon including Metro Manila, MiMaRoPa, Sulu Archipelago, Visayas, & Mindanao today through tomorrow (Oct 12). The effect of this monsoon weather will be more frequent along the western sections with rough seas across the archipelago.
|Where is MARING (KOMPASU)?||As of 11:00 AM PhT today, October 11…0300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 95 kph near the center…Gustiness: 120 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West @ 16 kph, towards the Northern Cagayan-Batanes Area.|
|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 are expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|3-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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