Tropical Cyclone 13S (Gael) Continues to Intensify
Animated infrared satellite imagery depicts tightly-curved banding with a banding eye and overall significant improvement in organization over the past 12 hours.
The system has a tightly-wrapped low-level circulation center (LLCC) with multiple convective bands wrapping into a microwave eye feature.
The current intensity is based on an anverage of Dvorak estimates ranging from 65 to 77 knots.
Maximum significant wave height is 21 feet.