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Tropical Cyclone Zane (23P) Encountering Increasing Wind Shear

12.5S 143.4E

May 2nd, 2013 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Twenty Zane (23P) – May 1st, 2013

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Track of Tropical Storm Zane (23P) - May 1st, 2013 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TC 23P

Dynamic model guidance is continuing to show a poor upper-level environment as Tropical Cyclone Zane (23P) encounters increasing vertical wind shear (VWS) and persistent westerly flow through the forecast period. The system has weakened to a tropical depression. Maximum significant wave height is 18 feet.

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